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.
Guest Host: Andrea Seabrook
In 1960, author Deborah Larsen followed her calling to be a nun and entered the Motherhouse of the Sisters of Charity of the Blessed Virgin Mary. In a new memoir she describes her life there, and how the prayer, discipline, and study–and the people she met–drew her back to the outside world.
- Deborah Larsen author of "The White" and "Stitching Porcelain."
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