Long Term Care

Hospital Discharges are like Expeditions to Antarctica: Be Prepared

Millions of older people enter the hospital each year for elective treatment of serious medical issues such as cancer, heart disease, and quality of life surgeries like joint replacement. Like an Antarctic expedition, a successful hospitalization is almost entirely determined...

/ October 6, 2018
Jennifer and Tom Brokaw

Tom and Jennifer Brokaw at TEDxStanford

In this unscripted TEDx talk at Stanford University, my father and I discuss how difficult it is for families to plan for end of life issues with aging parents.

/ August 3, 2012