end of life care

"While we are social distancing in our homes, it’s time to have that conversation that most of us have avoided ― or didn’t even know we needed to have."
The paperwork allows you to choose someone to make medical decisions for you in case of an emergency.
“A beautifully humanistic gift from a caring staff and family."
We were gathered at my grandmother's home for a final visit. Coming together for this was sad but it was also more joyful than I could have imagined. We sat with her and shared stories, photos, laughter.
I met Brenda when she decided to seek hospice care. In addition to kidney failure, she had numerous ailments including painful, golf-ball-sized sores throughout her body.
After his 34-year-old wife suffered a devastating asthma attack and later died, the Boston writer Peter DeMarco penned the
We have seen friends reduced to human vegetables being carted off for more chemotherapy. Why?
By Scott A. Irwin, MD, PhD, and Bradley T. Rosen, MD, MBA Palliative care is one of those subjects, like estate planning
It was an uneventful Thursday until my best friend called to say her mother had died unexpectedly. My friend and her brother