Older Women

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Women who experience hot flashes for years or even decades after their final menstrual period have one burning (!) question: when will they end?

Advances in health care have made it possible to increase the quantity, if not always the quality, of many people’s lives. There is a growing right-to-die movement in the United States. I have been working on exploring whether, and how, veterans of the women’s health movement might engage with and shape the right-to-die movement.

Medical aid in dying is a safe and trusted practice. Laws such as EOLOA are an important component of end-of-life care, and these carefully crafted processes can have positive results.

A healthy sex life is crucial to many women and their partners. This can become more complicated with age and weight.

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I have been aging for decades, but it only took me one year to grow old! “Things” can happen quickly in our lives as we age, and we may not be prepared to handle them. Loss of a loved one, a...

Be Your Own Death Panel

By: Charlea T. Massion and Adriane Fugh-Berman ,, , , Deep Dive Articles

During last summer’s town hall meetings on health care reform, the specter of “death panels” was repeatedly raised in acrimonious misrepresentations of the reform bill.