How Long Before We Focus on the Need for Clear Conversations About the End-of-Life?

How sad is this?  I guess it is not surprising that conversations with families about end-of-life and time left to a sick person still are not direct and clear for everyone. Click on the image below and read the November 16, 2011 New York Times New Old Age blog post by Paula Spann. One of the people she interviews is Joan Teno, M.D., an expert on aging and end-of-life issues.

Read this article

Other As Our Parents Age posts that refer to Dr. Joan Teno’s work.

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