Review of “Being Mortal” by Atul Gawande

In "Being Mortal," Atul Gawande says we can be much better prepared than we are to make end-of-life decisions.“Being Mortal: Medicine and What Matters in the End” by Atul Gawande speaks to much of what my family went through a few years ago when it became clear that our parents would not be able to continue to manage on their own.

If we had been able to read this book back then I think we would at least have had a better understanding of what was going on, and perhaps have been better prepared to navigate through the situations that developed and the decisions that had to be made.

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