Elder Care: Consider the conversation
Originally published on The Sentinel on March 22, 2018
“Let’s talk about the process of dying, and especially your wishes for end-of-life care.
Some people have already stopped reading. They believe that they are too busy living to talk about their end-of-life wishes.
It would be great if we could delay “the conversation” about end-of-life matters until the day before we suffer a sudden and massive stroke or are seriously injured in an accident. But having a timely family conversation can be as important as the talk that might have occurred decades earlier between parents and teenagers about “the birds and bees.” Although the topics are difficult, both are necessary and are about the quality of life…”