Death in data: What happens at the end of life?

Death in data: What happens at the end of life?
 

Scientists are expecting a spike in deaths in the coming years. As life expectancies increased, the number of people dying fell - but those deaths were merely delayed.
With people living longer, and often spending more time in ill-health, the Dying Matters Coalition wants to encourage people to talk about their wishes towards the end of their life, including where they want to die.
"Talking about dying makes it more likely that you, or your loved one, will die as you might have wished. And it will make it easier for your loved ones if they know you have had a 'good death'," the... read more

 
30 May 2018 in Health, Views: 32
Source: BBC
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