It should be required reading for anyone middle-aged or older, or anyone with aging parents or ill family members.
The knowledge gained from reading this book might make a lot of tough decisions coming down the road just a little easier to make.
As I am facing my own end of life decisions, I am inspired and comforted by Dr. Martensen's candor and common sense approach.
I have read this book and recommend everyone buy it and get your WHOLE family to read it. The knowledge gained from reading this book might make a lot of tough decisions coming... Read morePublished 1 month ago by Traveler50
Very well written, and thought provoking. I could relate to a number of the life stories shared in this book. Read morePublished 7 months ago by Edmuncm
Thoughtful and poignant whether you are a patient, a physician or a family member. It gives insight into todays hi-tech medical therapyPublished 13 months ago by Robert P. Harvey
My friend lost her first grandchild to a tragic medical blunder about six months ago and was left both devastated and angry, unable to console herself or her daughter. Read morePublished 24 months ago by Edelweiss
I needed this book for school! It was a great buy and a great read. If you are a book worm this is a must read! Speedy shipping!Published on February 20, 2013 by Tiffany
This is one of the best commentaries on planning one's medical interventions at any agePublished on September 8, 2010 by schoolmarm
By telling stories about his patients and or friends Dr. Martensen brings up issues that many of us may have to think about when dealing with the impending demise of a loved one... Read morePublished on April 25, 2010 by Cooking Kate
I teach medical ethics at a community college to prospective nurses, bio-technicians, and other allied health concentrators; consequently, I read "A Life Worth Living", a Christmas... Read morePublished on January 11, 2010 by John Nacke
My wife has Altzheimers, and the book gave me some new insights on her care.Published on October 28, 2009 by Robert W. Cameron