Full Episode Moving On: Preparing and Healing
"Moving On: Preparing and Healing" explores how the choice of palliative care and the implementation of an advanced health care directive can ease the final journey for both patient and caregiver. Steve Lopez, renowned writer for the Los Angeles Times reveals his own personal story of caring for his aging father and what he has learned through the process. While the episode explores the inevitable, it also shares the stories of three remarkable "Super Seniors" who are re-defining what it means to grow old. Today, we are both taking control over how we die and discovering ways to prevent it for as long as possible.