end of life care

Don’t Get Trapped By The Myth Of The “Good Death”

Dying is trendy. I got an email the other morning about “celebrity deaths.”  After the recent demise of David Bowie, Glenn Frey, and “Grizzly Adams,” it seems that everyone is doing it—dying, that is. Apparently, people have been live tweeting the deaths of loved ones at least since 2013. Rock star docs such as Atul Gawande have created their own [...]

By |2016-01-22T10:03:15-05:00January 22nd, 2016|End of life|0 Comments

Reimagining End Of Life Care

Imagine being able to receive fully integrated medical, social, and spiritual care in your own home. Nursing care is available 24/7. Home health aides provide basic personal assistance. Care is person-centered and focused on the specific needs of each patient. And for people with incurable chronic conditions, it focuses on managing symptoms, including pain, thus vastly improving their quality of [...]

By |2014-09-17T15:39:21-04:00September 17th, 2014|End of life|1 Comment