End-of-Life Decisions-What You Say and When You Say It Matter: CARE Connections

The September issue of CARE Connections, the monthly newsletter of the School of Nursing’s Center for Aging Research and Education, covers how conversations between healthcare professionals, patients and their families shape treatment decision-making towards the end of life, plus a profile of CARE Affiliate Sarah Endicott and a round-up of aging news and events.

Article excerpt:
“Before their death, 40 percent of older adults need to make decisions about limiting or stopping treatment,” says Kristen Pecanac, PhD, RN, a new assistant professor at the University of Wisconsin–Madison School of Nursing.

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This post was authored by Diane Farsetta on 09/27/2017.