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You Don’t Want to be a Burden, Do You?
An April 13, 2018 USA Today op-ed titled “Make an End-of-life plan or Lose your Money and Choices in your Dying Days” begins with the statement “End-of-life care can bankrupt your family and rob you of choices. End the denial about dying. Make a plan in case you end up seriously ill and frail.” Ms. Bryant is very upfront about using the economic argument about aging and the enormous toll it can take financially and personally on the family as well as medical costs.
Posted in Media Watch, Sanctity of Life Tagged Advance Directive, Dr. Ezekiel J. Emanuel, End-of-life care, Hattie Bryant, New York Times, physician-assisted suicide, Richard Lamm, USA Today Comments Off on You Don’t Want to be a Burden, Do You?