5/24/2013

People who are reluctant to talk about end-of-life care may be trying to protect family members, but that reticence can hurt survivors in the end, columnist Ellen Goodman told an advance care planning conference in Winston-Salem, N.C. Goodman, founder of the Conversation Project, advocates a cultural shift in how people think about dying as well as changes in the health care system to approach advance care planning from a patient perspective.

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