End Of Life Planning - Advance Directives

Sep 4, 2013

Tackling the taboo on discussing death:  in a series last week, NHPR’s health reporter Todd Bookman examined this movement to encourage end-of-life planning- from the legal concerns of living wills and health care proxies, to the emotional side of managing family dynamics around this most difficult issue. 

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  • Todd Bookman – NHPR Health reporter
  • Shawn LaFrance – Executive Director of the Foundation for Healthy Communities
  • Tim Lahey – Chair of Dartmouth Hitchcock's Bioethics Committee and Infectious Disease Specialist
  • Mike Skibbie – Policy Director at the Disability Rights Center of New Hamsphire