qq-15 - * Has the pendulum swing too far? If we let a...

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Living Old Video Think about the following questions as you watch the video. Be prepared to discuss these questions in class. * How do chronic diseases exacerbate the problem of aging and end of life care? * Why do we prolong life? What is the benefit of more tests and treatment?
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Unformatted text preview: * Has the pendulum swing too far? If we let a person live long enough and prevent the “natural” cause of death, will they have to die from a medical catastrophe? * What is the role of children in the care of their parents – are they the “ace in the hole”?...
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This note was uploaded on 04/07/2011 for the course HLTH 310 taught by Professor Staff during the Winter '08 term at BYU.

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