Experts on Aging, Dying as They Lived

The attached article, written by Alexandra Butler, discusses how to prepare and speak to your family about how you would like to spend your last weeks. "At 10 years old I knew my parents did not wish to be resuscitated nor plugged into machines in the event of serious illness. They told me they were not afraid of death but rather of being kept alive at any cost. I knew they would refuse medical interventions, if they felt there was no purpose except to separate the dying from their deaths... "