My associate, Kimber, frequently points out that my bookshelves contain a number of real “downer” books on death. She’s not wrong: I have an abiding interest in what it means to grow old and how we die. My bookshelves creak under the weight of Greek and Roman philosophy texts, medical studies about aging, and financial […]
1 in 3 people will die suffering from some form of dementia, raising the terrifying prospect of a prolonged period where you are incapable of managing your affairs and looking after yourself. This week we look at why you need Living Wills and Powers of Attorney.