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Tag Archives: Advance Directive
How Can Health Advocates Help with End-of-Life Planning? An Interview with Ruth Linden, Ph.D., Part One
A health advocate discusses how she gives her clients peace of mind
In part one of this two-part interview, health advocate Ruth Linden, Ph.D. talks to SevenPonds about how patients can safely navigate the complex healthcare system, especially as they work through a terminal illness. Dr. Linden works as the president of … Continue reading
What Are Collaborative Doctor-Patient Relationships? An Interview with Dr. M. Grace Laurencin, Part Two
A primary care physician discusses the details of patient-centered care
Today, in the second part of a two-part interview (read part one here), SevenPonds spoke with Mercedes Grace Laurencin, M.D. M.P.H. about the interpersonal, social and psychological aspects of providing primary care as a physician. Her retainer medical practice, based in … Continue reading
Why do so few Americans have an advance directive when preparing for death?
Making end of life preparations will not only provide you with a death as dignified and uncomplicated as possible: it will also give your family peace of mind. A part of planning for our shared, inevitable fate of death means … Continue reading