For some, the decision to die is more complicated than a wish to reduce pain.
More Americans are writing end-of-life instructions as the pandemic renders such decisions less abstract. But are medical providers listening?
An important lesson of 2020 is that preparation for a health crisis is a gift to the people you love. Today’s Well challenge shows you how.
I went home to celebrate Frederick’s glorious life and was forced to reflect on my own.
Riding out the pandemic with family presents the perfect chance to lay it all out: priorities, account balances, end-of-life directives.
If medical rationing becomes necessary, some older adults are prepared to step aside. But many have the opposite concern: that they will be arbitrarily sent to the rear of the line.
The coronavirus pandemic has drawn new business to start-ups that provide end-of-life services, from estate planning to a final tweet.
Sobering statistics for older patients sharpen the need to draw up advanced directives for treatment and share them with their families.
With a looming shortage of equipment for coronavirus patients in New York City, doctors say they may soon need to make difficult choices.