The Advanced Directive: A Way to Live Like We Are Dying and Die Like We Are Living

Brenda StoutAdvanced Planning, Death and Dying, End of Life

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In 2008, I knew that my mother was declining in her long battle with endometrial cancer.  My mother had never had a conversation with my family members about advanced care planning.  End-of-life discussions unfortunately felt like taboo for my parents.   Having been an oncology nurse for some time, I knew that hospice care was on the horizon.  At the time, … Read More