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.
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- Christopher Griffin professor at Strayer University.
- Jean McGarry Chair of the Writing Seminar at Johns Hopkins University, is the author of three collections of short fiction and two novels, "The Courage of Girls" and "Gallagher's Travels."
- Coilin Owens Associate Professor at George Mason University, has published five journal articles on James Joyce's "Dubliners."
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