Mom wants to die: daughter wants to keep her alive

Mom Wants to Die: daughter wants to keep her alive

One recent afternoon I sat and watched as one of my patients pleaded with her daughter to allow her to stop fighting—against death. Elena, a brave, bright and graceful 93-year-old woman from South America, had been struggling for years with several medical conditions, including heart failure, kidney failure, and anemia.  Despite being subjected to a … Continued

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