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Palliative Care and the Science of What It Feels Like to Die
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Palliative Care and the Science of What It Feels Like to Die

The Atlantic - Jennie Dear

Science is just beginning to understand the experience of life’s end. “Do you want to know what will happen as your body starts shutting down?” My mother and I sat across from the hospice nurse in my parents’ Colorado home. It was 2005, and my mother had reached the end of treatments for metastatic …

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