End of Life Issues to Consider with Your Aging Parents

End of life issues and choices are the focus of a PBS documentary. Beginning these conversations with aging parents will help your family be prepared for the future with confidence and calm.

Stephen Kiernan, author of Last Rights: Rescuing the End of Life from the Medical System is interviewed in an upcoming PBS documentary urging people not to resist looking at the "don't know". Watch this clip from Consider the Conversation. What do we do when we know?

End of life issues will confront each of our aging parents. How can we help them talk about their choices? What decisions might they face about medical interventions? Is there a point when enough is enough? How can we talk about how to best spend the time they have left?

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