Experts at NJ Spotlight roundtable answer in the affirmative, note benefits of aid-in-dying laws.
NJ Governor’s Advisory Council on End-of-Life Care Submits Recommendations to the Governor and Legislature
The Council’s report highlights the need to improve end-of-life care delivery in New Jersey. The Report emphasizes the importance of establishing patient priorities and defining goals of care both through effective communication and better utilization of palliative care is urgent.
Lilo H. Stainton writes on NJ Spotlight about the push to increase end-of-life planning in NJ. Proponents point to higher rate of aggressive medical treatment and higher costs for patients nearing death in the Garden State.
Author Debra Hallisey, in honor of National Healthcare Decisions Day, writes about coming across her father’s advance directive in the Advocate for Mom and Dad website.