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This week in the Bay Area: A conference dedicated to death 

In the Bay Area, anti-aging technologies are all the rage. But this week, entrepreneurs are gearing up to confront the inevitable: Death.  Design firm Ideo and its sponsors Sutter Health, the Helix Centre, and the Ungerleider Palliative Care Education Fund, are putting on a series of events this week to raise awareness around end-of-life care. Highlights include a … Continue reading “This week in the Bay Area: A conference dedicated to death “

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In the Bay Area, anti-aging technologies are all the rage. But this week, entrepreneurs are gearing up to confront the inevitable: Death. 

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Design firm Ideo and its sponsors Sutter Health, the Helix Centre, and the Ungerleider Palliative Care Education Fund, are putting on a series of events this week to raise awareness around end-of-life care. Highlights include a candlelight labyrinth walk through Grace Cathedral, free workshops to better understand issues like medical aid, and a dinner party to discuss life after loss. Check out the full schedule of events here. 

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Christina Farr is a San Francisco-based journalist specializing in health and technology. Before joining Fast Company, Christina worked as a reporter for VentureBeat, Reuters and KQED

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