Mission Statement


Living Wisely, Dying Well [LWDW] is a community-based
initiative designed to encourage important conversations that will ensure that our end-of-life care values and goals of care are known, communicated and honored over our life span and across all settings.  



Meet our team and learn about their experience with these meaningful initiatives.

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Upcoming Events

Join us April 17, 2019 5 - 6 pm
Mayor’s Proclamation at Newton City Hall honoring “Living Wisely Dying Well” & “National Health Care Decisions Day”

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Our Sponsors

It is with gratitude that we thank our partners and sponsors for
helping us to make this ‘Living Wisely, Dying Well’ program possible.
Your commitment to ongoing conversations and completing a
personal Health Care Proxy is a cause we're all committed to. 
We’d like to thank the following for their support and encouragement:
The City of Newton, Good Shepherd Community Care, The Conversation Project; Newton-Wellesley Hospital; Institute for Healthcare Improvement (IHI); National Healthcare Decisions Day; Newton Senior Center;
Lasell Village & Lasell College; First Unitarian Society in Newton,
Myrtle Baptist Church; Newton Cemetery, and Benchmark Senior Living.