eHospice: WUWM – Milwaukee Public Radio has recently broadcast a series of programmes exploring issues around death and dying in the 21st century
The series was broadcast on Lake Effect, WUWM’s weekday magazine programme. Lake Effect producer Stephanie Lecci was inspired to research the topic after the loss of her own grandmother in hospice.
The series looks at the ethical and legal issues surrounding end of life care, caregiver stress, the importance of advanced directives, the growth of the palliative care movement and the difficulty in discussing death with children.
The Death and Dying in the 21st Century includes the following programmes:
Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Ellen Goodman talks about the difficult but necessary conversations about end of life care.