NPR- Take the time to listen to the recent piece on NPR about La Crosse, Wisconsin–the town where everyone talks about death. Nearly 96% of people who who have died there had advance directives. Nationally, only 30% of people who die have advance directives. Bud Hammes, a medical ethicist at Gundersen Lutheran Health System, has taken the charge of changing the culture of this town.
Listen to the NPR piece here.