New York Times on Care at the End of Life

Over the weekend, we were encouraged to open our copy of Sunday’s New York Times to read this in an editorial, “Care at the End of Life,” about end-of-life decisions and planning: Three years ago, at the height of the debate over health care reform, there was an uproar over a voluntary provision that encouraged […]

California Survey Highlights End-of-Life Problem

Most Californians would prefer to die a natural death at home, comfortable and without pain, according to a survey released by The California Healthcare Foundation last week. Two-thirds said they’d prefer to die peacefully if suffering from a prolonged illness, with only 7% choosing all possible care to prolong life. The problem is, that isn’t […]