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.
Diane and her guests talk about the massive charitable response to last month’s terrorist attacks, and what official aid is forthcoming to the families of victims, to businesses, and to others who incurred substantial losses in the attacks.
- Robert A. Clifford chair of the American Bar Association's Task Force on Terrorism and the Law
- Larry Zensinger director of the recovery division of the Federal Emergency Management Agency
- Daniel Borochoff president of the American Institute of Philanthropy
- Dr. Bernadine Healy health editor, U.S. News & World Report; former director, National Institutes of Health; former director, the American Red Cross; author, "Living Time: Faith and Facts to Transform Your Cancer Journey."
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