SIGN-UP NOW! SIGN-UP NOW! Click to become a VoiceAmerica Member for Free!
Voiceamerica radio logo
voiceamerica-health-and-wellness radio logo
Apple logo Google Play Store Kindle store
Good Grief with Cheryl Jones

Good Grief with Cheryl Jones

Wednesday at 2 PM Pacific

May 06th 2015:Knocking on Heaven's Door

Katy Butler was dedicated to supporting her parents at the end of their lives and acting as their part time caregiver and full time medical advocate. But the experience taught her just how hard it is to craft a "good death" in the highly medicalized environments in which most of us die. Discovering how hard it is to keep control over our choices at the end of our lives, she wrote a beautiful book honoring her parents and making a case for a better way of dying. In sharing their stories, we are given a window into what stands in the way of our wishes being honored in this most precious time in

Read more
Share Email SHARE
Download PDF DOWNLOAD PDF
Get Code GET CODE

Tune in

Wednesday at 2 PM Pacific Time on VoiceAmerica Health and Wellness Channel
LISTEN LIVE
EPISODE ON DEMAND
VIEW HOST PAGE
Questions? Comments?
Call In Live!
Toll Free: 1-866-472-5792
Intl: 001-480-553-5759

Featured Guest

Guest Image

Katy Butler

Katy Butler is an award-winning journalist who has written for the New Yorker, The New York Times, and The Wall Street Journal. After eight years as her parents’ part-time caregiver and fulltime medical advocate, she wrote the bestselling memoir, Knocking on Heaven’s Door: The Path to a Better Way of Death. [http://www.amazon.com/Knocking-Heavens-Door-Better-Death/dp/1451641982/ref=tmm_pap_title_0] A lyrical memoir of the redemptive power of familial love and a passionate argument for better end of life medicine, it explores how difficult “the good death” has become in an era of adva
Read more

Share This Episode

facebook Share On Facebook
twitter Share On Twitter
Linkedin Share On LinkedIn
Share Email Share this E-mail
https://www.voiceamerica.com/show/2264/good-grief-with-cheryl-jones 15/12/2017 05:00 15/12/2017 06:00 Good Grief with Cheryl Jones https://www.voiceamerica.com/show/2264/good-grief-with-cheryl-jones Katy Butler was dedicated to supporting her parents at the end of their lives and acting as their part time caregiver and full time medical advocate. But the experience taught her just how hard it is to craft a "good death" in the highly medicalized environments in which most of us die. Discovering how hard it is to keep control over our choices at the end of our lives, she wrote a beautiful book honoring her parents and making a case for a better way of dying. In sharing their stories, we are given a window into what stands in the way of our wishes being honored in this most precious time in our lives. She now speaks and works for changes in end of life care, convinced that we can, and should, do better. VoiceAmerica | Talk Radio | Online Talk Radio studio@voiceamerica.com false DD/MM/YYYY Add to Calendar
Email Host Email the Host

Connect with VoiceAmerica

Download our mobile apps
App store Google play Blackberry store
GPlus Facebook Twitter Linkedin Social Media
presspass-banner