Being Prepared

Hard Family Decisions

Even with a clear advance directive in place, making a decision to not extend life for a loved one can be profoundly difficult. In this story, a physician describes one such case, and he offers thoughts about how we might plan for this challenge.

Meeting It Or Beating It

What is the difference between ‘meeting’ a life threatening diagnosis and ‘beating’ it?

Tell Me About Your Dad

Families often face tough choices at the end of a loved one’s life. This is a segment about how stories can serve as a great ‘orienting’ tool at this difficult time.

I’m Going to Rest

A woman talks about how she’s come to see death as a resting place…

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