Harvard physician Atul Gawande says we need to change the nation's approach to aging and dying. How nursing homes can focus more on patients’ need for human connection, and how end-of-life treatment is actually shortening lives instead of extending them.
The June Readers’ Review panel talks about Anna Quindlen’s novel “One True Thing.” It’s the story of a young woman who gives up her job to move home and care for her family when her mother is stricken with cancer.
- Kate Lehrer author, most recently of "Confessions of a Bigamist."
- David Ignatius columnist, "The Washington Post;" co-moderator of "PostGlobal" on washingtonpost.com.
- Kermit Moyer author of "The Chester Chronicles" professor emeritus of literature, American University
- Lisa Page freelance writer who teaches creative writing at George Washington University.
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