Erin Blakemore writes:
Have you ever wondered how your life will end? Or how you, and your loved ones, will cope with those days and hours as death approaches?
If such ponderings provoke panic, you’re not alone. It’s normal to fear death, especially in a society that doesn’t relish conversations about the end of life. Over the centuries, public health and medical advances have extended lives while the process of dying has been whisked out of sight. Read more