East Bay Times – Family Of Oakland Girl On Life Support After Tonsil Surgery Calls For International Prayer Vigil

By David Debolt SourceL East Bay Times OAKLAND — Even as tests showed that 13-year-old Jahi McMath has no brain activity — a week after what should have been routine tonsil surgery went horribly awry and left the girl legally dead — her family vowed Tuesday to keep her on life support and called for prayers in the [...]

2018-01-02T22:02:07+00:00December 18th, 2013|

East Bay Times – Cost of Dying: Discovering a Better Way For Final Days

By Lisa M. Krieger Source: East Bay Times Almost a year ago, we started a profoundly personal conversation about the sorry state of dying in America. The discussion, inspired by my frail 88-year-old father’s expensive hospital death, has taught me that too much drama and desperation consume our final days, lending them too little dignity. Today, I want [...]

2018-01-02T22:02:49+00:00December 29th, 2012|