Journalists Break Ground with End-of-life Conversations

Posted on 10/26/2012

HealthJournalism.org: Is it important to talk about end-of-life concerns with older adults before they become incapable of expressing their wishes? Yes. Do Americans have these discussions as regularly as they should? No. A new Boston-based enterprise, The Conversation Project, is hoping to change that by offering a new set of resources to families interested in addressing end-of-life issues. Pulitzer Prize winning journalist Ellen Goodman is one of the movers and shakers behind the effort, and the Institute for Healthcare Improvement is a collaborator.

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