Wellness

Dying With Dignity At Home

11/28/2009 05:12am ET | Updated November 17, 2011

As a doctor at a cancer hospital, I'm often asked about death - not the spiritual side of it, but the practical. Specifically, people ask me if it is better to die in a hospital or at home. Until recently I had always voted for death at home, given its promise of relative serenity. I still think it's better.