The New York Times
June 4, 2012
A final dispatch from the recent American Geriatrics Society scientific conference in Seattle:
The unwillingness of older Americans to ponder, discuss and plan for the end of their lives remains an enduring frustration for health care professionals.
Despite public campaigns and private pleading, despite new approaches, a great majority of people — even the very old and very sick — don’t complete the documents that would make their choices and preferences clear to their families or their doctors.
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