We know we will die someday, so we must accept and plan for it
By Irene Kacandes for Next Avenue
(This article was written as a part of The Op-Ed Project.)
While we may fear meeting death alone, most of us are actually more afraid of dying surrounded by the wrong kind of people — that is, by health care workers.
Yet that is all too likely to be
How physicians’ religious views may affect end-of-life talks
In more than 30 years of being a doctor, I’ve participated in many end-of-life events. But one stands out.
She was an elderly woman I had known for years; I’ll call her “Tessie” (not her real name). On the last evening of her terminal illness,