I have recently been reading a book by Dr. Atul Gawande, called “Being Mortal—Medicine and What Matters in the End”. At times a somber tone, but a very important conversation often neglected by us, namely what matters at the end of life. Dr. Gawande exams how in Western society we approach death as a medical option to avoid---and to that end, … [Read more...]
Durable Brain Power!
The prospect of taking care of a sick or disabled loved one can be very difficult. As a probate lawyer, I help my clients work through their concerns and worries about becoming a caregiver. And in my own life, I came face-to-face with the reality this week, when we discovered my mom had a stroke. When we realized what was happening, my mom, … [Read more...]