A Playbook For Managing Problems In The Last Chapter Of Your Life

(By Judith Graham for Kaiser Health News)

CHICAGO — At least once a day, Dr. Lee Ann Lindquist gets an urgent phone call.

“Mom fell and is in the hospital,” a concerned middle-aged son might report.

“Dad got lost with the car, and we need to stop him from driving,” a distraught middle-aged daughter may explain.

“We don’t know what to do.” Continue reading article here…

Kaiser Health News is a nonprofit national health policy news service that is part of the nonpartisan Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation.

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