Death and Dying in New Zealand

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9780473447755
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Author:
Emma Johnson
Released:
Oct-18
Status:
In Print
Format:
Paperback

We will all die. Yet we don't talk about death and dying very much.

Currently, and for the most part, a small group of people manage death for us behind closed doors. We are increasingly unlikely to know what options are available to us and those we care about. So, how can we prepare well? Are our collective and individual needs being met?

The ways we approach death - as a subject and in our practices - reveal much about our values and how we live. With an increasingly diverse and ageing population, advances in technology and medical care, and the social, economic and environmental challenges facing us, it is important to openly discuss how we plan for death as individuals and as a society.