Nov 15, 2020
End-of-life care for African Americans, how our society makes decisions about death and dying given health and wealth disparities experienced by Blacks, why women disproportionately bear the economic and emotional impact of caregiving for elders, and more with guest Dr. Yolonda Y. Wilson.
Mentioned in our conversation: Extremis (Directed by Dan Krauss). 24 minute film that follows Dr. Jessica Zitter, an ICU and palliative care specialist who leads a team in the Highland Hospital ICU in Oakland, California. She helps families make end-of-life decisions for their loved ones, who are often terminally ill. Available on Netflix.
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