Amy O’Rourke, MPH, advocate for aging and fragile older adults and their loved ones and author of The Fragile Years: Proven Strategies for the Care of Aging Loved Ones. She is a professional care manager with 40 years of experience, she is the former president of the Aging Life Care Association. O’Rourke currently works as a consultant advisor with Arosa, a care-management and home-care company based in Durham, North Carolina.
Many of us will someday have to make difficult medical decisions for terminally ill loved ones. Here are strategies to make the right decisions—for your loved one and yourself.