Jump-Starting Hard Conversations As The End Nears

(By Kellen Browning for Kaiser Health News)

Frederick Bannon Jr. was by his mother’s side in intensive care as she fought a rare form of muscle cancer in late 2014. She was heavily sedated, but he felt confident making medical decisions for her, thanks to his family’s advance care planning. Continue reading article here…

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