Blog

This is my blog where I write about caregiving, medical decision making, women’s health/wellness, shared medical decisions, end-of-life care, and palliative care.

Medicare and End-of-Life Planning

Over at TIME magazine I explain why Medicare paying doctors for end-of-life planning now is a good first step, but much more is needed. As ...

/ November 10, 2015

A Lucky Life, Interrupted…

My Dad, Tom Brokaw, is publishing his 5th book this week: A Lucky Life Interrupted. This book was written during the year he was getting ...

/ May 7, 2015

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