John Cleese said “life is a terminal illness that is sexually transmitted”. He’s not wrong.
How we die matters. Or at least it should. Did you know you have a choice to de-medicalize your dying process? This can actually improve your quality of life without necessarily shortening it.
The addition of palliative care to medical intervention, or instead of medical intervention is something you can opt for. But where does the responsibility lie for having conversations about these choices?
Listen to today’s episode to hear Kathy Kortes-Miller PhD talk about:
- Aging and health
- Educating our healthcare workforce
- Why you should take responsibility for starting conversations with your healthcare provider
- Canada’s Medical Assistance in Dying (MAID)
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