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New Blog post: How Barbara Bush's Decision for Comfort Care is Sparking Dialogue around Choice at the End of Life
Posted by deejoy on April 30, 2018, 3:37 p.m.
The majority of Americans say that they want to die at home, yet about 75% of older adults are dying in nursing homes and hospitals. The majority of money spent on healthcare is spent during the last year, often in the last few months, of life. Why? Because we haven't figured out a way to discuss death as being as normal and spiritual a process as birth.
Roughly 2 of 3 Americans do not ...