Advance care planning is finally taking hold. People are waking up. They want to plan ahead for their care. That’s good. If they plan now, they’ll be prepared if they can’t decide for themselves. Then their loved ones won’t have to guess what they […]

Elderly woman taking medication

People with advanced illness by definition have at least one chronic diagnosis that responds poorly to treatment, declining functional ability, and poor prospects for full recovery. For anyone this ill, the end of life is near. Whether they have cancer or non-cancer disease, over […]