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Ask Eleven: End of Life

by oliviabown 21. November 2016 13:58

Few of us are comfortable talking about death, whether our own or a loved one’s. It is a scary, even taboo, subject for many. The end of a life, no matter how long and well lived, can bring with it a sense of loss and sadness. It can also be a reminder of our own mortality, so we may avoid even thinking about death. This is normal -- but death is normal, too. All of us will face it at some point.

Because the end of life is hard to predict, it is best to plan ahead. You might want to start by asking yourself or a loved one, “What is the best way to plan for the end of life?”  No matter how a person chooses to approach the end of their life, there are some common hopes -- nearly everyone says they do not want to die in pain or to lose their dignity. Planning for end-of-life care, also known as advance care planning, can help ensure such hopes are fulfilled. (

Sharing your wishes for end of life care can bring you closer to those you love.  Below are some tools to help you figure out what you want if something happens to you, more importantly it can help prepare family and friends to carry out your wishes.  (

We hope that these resources will offer you and your loved ones peace of mind and comfort as you counsel together about preparing for end of life.]



ASK ELEVEN Preparing for End of Life resource guide (2) (1).docx (15.15 kb)


Additional Resources | Ask Eleven | Cultural Understanding | Financial Literacy | Health | Utah | Other

Ask Eleven About Autism

by md466 2. June 2016 14:24

KBYU Eleven's Ask Eleven About Autism answers questions about the resources available to individuals with autism in Utah. Professors Mikle South and Terisa Gabrielsen, experts from BYU Autism Connect, joined host Rebecca Cressman to take questions from viewers during the Monday, April 4 live broadcast. Watch the full special here

In addition to Ask Eleven About Autism, we have compiled a resource list of organizations in Utah that serve individuals with autism. This resource list was created by KBYU Eleven in conjunction with the broadcast of Ask Eleven About Autism. Those included are primarily non-profit organizations and agencies, however there may be fees associated with some of the services they offer. There are also a number of for-profit entities in Utah that provide valuable services. This list does not constitute or imply a recommendation by KBYU or Brigham Young University.

Access our resource list here.




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Ask Eleven | Education | Health | Parenting | Utah

Win VIP tickets to see Josh Groban!

by dls24 2. June 2016 14:04

Enter to win two VIP tickets to see Josh Groban's summer tour with Sarah McLachlan! Live at USANA Amphitheatre on August 20, 2016!

How to enter: Head over to our Facebook page to enter. Like our page and leave a comment explaining why you are excited to see Josh Groban perform this summer and you will be entered to win. Be sure to enter before June 18th! And don't forget to tune in to KBYU Eleven to watch Josh Groban: Stages June 3 at 11:30 PM and June 18 at 4:30 PM. 

Terms and Conditions:

No purchase necessary. Contest runs from 6/2/2016 through 6/18/2016. In order to enter, individuals must like KBYU Eleven's official Facebook page AND leave a comment explaining why they like KBYU, or why they are excited to see Josh Groban perform. Entries must be complete before midnight on 6/18 to qualify. KBYU will choose winners at random after 6/18 and announce the winners on Facebook. One grand prize winner will receive two VIP tickets to Josh Groban's summer tour with Sarah McLachlan at USANA amphitheatre on August 20, 2016. Five first place winners will receive two lawn tickets each to see Josh Groban at USANA Amphitheatre on August 20. Five second place winners will receive signed copies of a Josh Groban: Stages program. Entrants may live in any of the 50 United States, however grand prize and first place winners must be able to attend the August 20th concert in order to receive their prize. Odds of winning are approximately 2 percent. KBYU Eleven is sponsoring this sweepstakes and may be contacted at (801)422-8450. Eleven prizes with a total estimated retail value of $500 will be awarded. 







Golden Spike National Historic Site

by Eleven 18. March 2015 12:18

May 10, 1869 the Union and Central Pacific Railroads joined their rails at Promontory Summit, Utah Territory and forged the destiny of a nation. Golden Spike National Historic Site shares the stories of the people and settings that define the completion of the first Transcontinental Railroad. To allow visitors to relive the Celebration of the Driving of the Last Spike, volunteers portray the dignitaries who were at the ceremony on May 10th, 1869. Reenactments of the celebration are held Saturdays and holidays, starting at 11:00 a.m. and following the 1:00 p.m. Steam Demonstration. Steam locomotive reenactments also occur every day during the summer season.

To learn more about the Golden Spike National Historic Site click here.

To watch this episode of Community Connection click here.


Additional Resources | Civic Engagement | Community Connection | Education | Utah

Topaz Museum

by devinvs 27. February 2015 16:25

The Topaz Museum has recently opened to the public! It was recently created to preserve the Topaz site and the history of the internment experience during World War II; to interpret its impact on the internees, their families, and the citizens of Millard County; and to educate the public in order to prevent a recurrence of a similar denial of American civil rights.

To learn more about the Topaz Museum click here.

To watch this episode of Community Connection click here.


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