End of Life
Hospice and palliative care experts say the growing burden of caring for "old old" Americans -- those over 85 -- is reaching crisis proportions. We talk about elder care and end-of-life decisions, and our persistent inability to acknowledge the unpredictable realities of aging and dying.
writer for the New York Times Magazine
associate faculty member at the Center for Medical Humanities and Ethics at the University of Texas Health Science Center; he's practiced internal medicine and geriatrics for almost 30 years
senior scientist at the RAND Corporation