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Dying to Talk: Planning ahead begins with a conversation

Dr. Dawn Gross

For National Healthcare Decisions Week, Dr. Dawn Gross welcomes social worker Bridget Sumser, an expert in helping people begin conversations around planning for the end of life.

Learn how to take time now to talk with your family and healthcare providers so you can live life on your own terms through your final exhale.  Tune in and call with your questions at 866-798-8255 , or e-mail dawn@dyingtotalkradio.com.  Thursday, April 20th at 7pm.

Online resources related to this conversation:

National Healthcare Decisions Week

Go Wish
The Conversation Project
Prepare for Your CareFive Wishes
Chinese American Coalition for Compassionate Care
POLST: Physician Orders for Life-Sustaining Treatment
California Advanced Healthcare Directive
Atul Gawande Being Mortal
Jessica Zitter Extreme Measures
Katy Butler Knocking on Heaven's Door
Stephen Kiernan Last Rights
Sharon Kaufman Ordinary Medicine

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