4/22/2015 – We Need a Role Reversal in the Conversation on Dying

Apr 22, 2015 Comments Off by

In most doctor-patient conversations, the doctor leads the way.

But when it comes to planning for the end of life, we need a role reversal. The patient — you — may have to take the lead in conducting end-of-life conversations. While this may seem surprising, remember that dying is essentially a social and intimate family event that has become overly medicalized in the past century.

Read the full article at The New York Times.

Affiliate News 2015, Longevity News 2015

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