May 12, 2020

‘No Intubation’: Seniors Fearful of COVID-19 Are Changing Their Living Wills

(Kaiser Health News) – For older adults contemplating what might happen to them during this pandemic, ventilators are a fraught symbol, representing a terrifying lack of personal control as well as the fearsome power of technology. Used for people with … Read More

May 6, 2020

A Cancer Patient Reconsiders Her End-of-Life Wishes, as Covid-19 Brings Mortality into Sharper Focus

(STAT News) – The creators of the policies said that they were being as fair and objective as possible, and that their algorithm would take every individual’s current prognosis into account. Cancer patient coalitions retorted that no one had consulted … Read More