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"Most prisons were never built to be nursing homes. Correctional officers often aren’t equipped with the necessary training, and medical staff can...

“With dementia, by the time you get to the point of having to decide what you want done, you’ve largely lost the capacity to do so....Interviews...

The extent of his end-of-life training amounted to an hour of discussion in the first two years of medical school, explained Atul Gawande, renown...

In this article, a Georgia hospice chaplain advises a plain-speaking approach when answering children's questions.

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Sometimes, the family caregiver is a child. Support is available once they are identified. Here’s one local boy’s story.

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Can we talk for a minute? When you hear this question, you wonder, what is this going to be about? You might fear the worst.

But one...

"Americans are living longer with heart disease, managing it as a chronic condition. But there are few rules for these patients as they near the...