Many of us will have written wills, making sure that our coveted possessions are distributed according to our wishes after we die. Few of us have made plans for our own end-of-life goals of care before death. We need to talk about end-of-life care with our families, our physicians, our lawyers, our financial planners, our spiritual advisers and anyone else who can help us to plan for what happens to us as we lay dying.
Friday, April 15, 2011
Poetically put, Esther Rauch does a wonderful job addressing the issue of talking about death. This excerpt is from an op ed that appeared in the Bangor Daily News.