Even the happiest life can end in a hospital bed, lit by fluorescent lights. Which is not how most people say they would like to go.
So speak up now, says Dr. Samuel Harrington.
His work focuses on end-of-life care, and helping people make choices long before they are no longer able to participate in decision-making.
Dr. Harrington's latest book is At Peace: Choosing a Good Death After a Long Life.
He joins us to talk about how we can bring our lives to a close on our own terms.