All posts by Jennifer Brokaw

Dr. Jennifer Brokaw worked for fourteen years as a board-certified emergency physician before becoming a private consultant, patient advocate, writer, and speaker on the topics of end-of-life planning, medical decision-making and medical advocacy.

How Eldercare Handicaps Women

According to a new study published in JAMA: The Journal of the American Medical Association, almost half of all hospitalized patients age 65 or older ...

/ April 21, 2014

10 Misunderstandings about Health Care

In the on-going and ever fervent debate about health care in America, we want to share what we perceive to be some important misunderstandings Americans ...

/ September 28, 2012
Jennifer and Tom Brokaw

Tom and Jennifer Brokaw at TEDxStanford

What is a meaningful quality of life? How should this inform a living will? What is a living will? What are the costs of long term care?

/ August 3, 2012