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Caregivers Online

A new Pew Internet/California HealthCare Foundation report is out today: Family Caregivers Online. I thought I’d give some background on why we did the study and a few key take-aways. Caregivers are alpha geeks of health care 30% of U.S. adults are currently...

How Doctors Die

If you’re interested in a responsible approach to one’s own death, you’ll want to read How Doctors Die, on the Zocalo Public Square blog. It’s not a frequent topic of discussion, but doctors die, too. And they don’t die like the rest of us. What’s...

In memoriam: Monique Doyle Spencer

Cross-posted from my own site. Last night a dear and inspiring friend breathed her last. Monique Doyle Spencer, metastatic breast cancer patient, died at home as she wished. All knew the end was near. A couple of weeks ago she happily attended her daughter’s...

This year it’s … Occupy With Grace

As in 2009 and 2010, this year too we donate our top post at Thanksgiving to the Engage With Grace movement, encouraging people to participate in this very important discussion, at the time of year when we’re most likely to be together with families. Because it...

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