We don't like to think about death. And that's a problem when the event approaches and we've made no plans.
It takes some advance thinking to stay healthy late in life and meet the end of life on our own terms. Northern Californian Katy Butler walks us through the kind of thinking necessary in the book The Art of Dying Well: A Practical Guide to a Good End of Life.
The author visits with some details of what we have to do now to avert suffering later.