We Need To Talk About Death and Dying
I’m not afraid of death. I’m afraid of dying badly.
At the age of about 80, my great grandmother was admitted to a long-term care facility, the nursing home where she would spend the last year of her life. She had dementia and suffered from a seizure disorder that caused her to lose consciousness. My grandparents, suffering from their own health issues, could no longer care for her at home.