Tag Archives: death

End of life plans can change in an instant, and decisions can be difficult to make – on WSRQ’s Health Check with Heidi Godman

As life events happen, a living will or similar plan can change. But if a health event happens & the patient doesn’t have the ability to voice their wish, the family physician, family members or a Healthcare proxy can encourage the right decision.

Determining Your End of Life Plans on WSRQ’s Health Check with Heidi Godman

You may have an idea – or complete documents – about your end of life plans. Informing your family, your caregiver and your Physician is also a very important step. Listen for tips on how to approach the subject.

“Being Mortal” by Atul Gawande has inspired many – on WSRQ’s Health Check with Heidi Godman

Dying well and palliative care are terms that have become more prevalent in recent years. The book “Being Mortal” by Atul Gawande has inspired a local movement to help those navigating end of life.