Death

Hip Fractures, an Age-Old, Old Age Misery

In the U.S, there are 300,000 hip fractures a year in people 65 and older, and that number is going up. Hip fractures are painful, debilitating, expensive and life-shortening, yet we barely give them their due as an epidemic we...

/ January 15, 2019

Can We Find the Right Formula for Legal Physician-Assisted Death?

"Such a shame" people remarked about the deaths by suicide of Anthony Bourdain and Kate Spade, others said the same about the repeal of the End of Life Option Act (EoLOA), the law that governs physician-aided suicide/death in California. Welcome to...

/ July 2, 2018

Strong Faith Should Help at End of Life

Iadmit that I don't have a strong religious belief system. But, I admire those who possess strong faith, especially when it comes to the frightening prospect of illness and death. My friend Lisa dreamed that Jesus was calling to her...

/ November 17, 2017