Real Life Stories:
Mickey: Learning from Death
Joyce & Charles: The Hospice Alternative
Sabina & Perry: A Patient's Wish
Jonathan: A Planned Death
Mary & Warren: Coping with a Long-Term Illness
Claire & Don: One Family's Struggle
Medical Schools Respond
Do I Have to Die in Pain?
Breaking the Ice
When the Physician Is a Patient
What Is Hospice?
Hospice Facts & Figures
Byron's & Frank's Hospice Experience
Documenting Your Wishes
What Are Advance Directives?
Are Living Wills Honored?
Talking about Illness & Loss: The St. Francis Grief Communication Program
The Physician-Assisted Suicide Debate in the Courts
Paying for Long-Term Care
How Much Do We Spend on End-of-Life Care?
Are physicians listening to patients' wishes about dying?
Is it appropriate for a doctor to help someone to die?
Should physician-assisted suicide be legalized?
Should I be afraid to die in an intensive care unit?
How do you decide when to give up the fight and focus on making the time you have left meaningful?
What role can nurses play in improving care of the dying?
How can clergy play a larger role in caring for the dying in American hospitals?
About the Program
The Fred Friendly Seminars
About the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation
Biographies of Panelists & Producers
Outreach Efforts & Materials
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