- Publisher: Random House; First Edition edition (January 1, 2009)
- ISBN-10: 1588367746
- ISBN-13: 978-1588367747
- Average Customer Review: 4.3 out of 5 stars See all reviews (25 customer reviews)
The better your plan, the better likelihood the end of life will be the one you'd pick.
Brody provides checklists of things that patients and family members may want to ask doctors and nurses that make this book practical and very useful.
Very interesting book with many illuminating points for those of us who are aging towards the Great Beyond.
Shortly after we got this book we, unfortunately, got to use some of its advice. It was very helpful to us and will be a part of library that gets reread.Published 2 months ago by Robert J Eagan
Not something that people like to talk about but everyone will need this information at some point in their lives. Practical, easy to read. Thoughtful insights.Published 5 months ago by Doodlebugs
This book helped prepare me for what to expect during my friend's death in hospice care at home . It has so many sensible tips and advice, I felt braver and better- informed, so... Read morePublished 6 months ago by Patricia Hanlon Kent
Still have not taken the time to complete the book. I need to take care of my personal planning ASAP; I'm not getting any younger and don't want to burden the children with... Read morePublished 6 months ago by Darren Bieda
This book has alot of helpful, practical information on a subject that is sometimes difficult to talk about. It is very well written, an easy read.Published 13 months ago by Leslie Stepanek
I found myself moved, not always in happy ways, at the reliable and detailed preview of death -- I'm 73, so there's some relevance. Read morePublished 14 months ago by Anonymous
Jane Brody brings her usual no-nonsense approach to this book, but the kindle version is terrible. The book is full of so many typographical errors that the horrible translation... Read morePublished 14 months ago by Brooklyn Red
Was interested in the content as I work wirh EOL program regularly. Brody did a good layman's job with language and approach....and humor...very important.Published 16 months ago by Patricia C. Myette
I purchased this book when it first was published because my husband was terminally ill. We read it together over a period of time. Brody's recommendations were incredibly helpful. Read morePublished 22 months ago by Colleen Hamilton