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How To Talk About The End Of Life In The Age Of The Coronavirus06:37
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A ventilator in Hamburg, Germany, on March 25, 2020. (Axel Heimken/AFP/Getty Images)
A ventilator in Hamburg, Germany, on March 25, 2020. (Axel Heimken/AFP/Getty Images)

 

Do you know what medical care your loved ones would want in the worst-case scenario? Louise Aronson, a geriatrician at the University of California, San Francisco, says patients at high risk from the coronavirus should have conversations about what kind of life — and death — they want.

Here are resources for starting those conversations and filling out advance health care directives:

Aronson is also author of the book "Elderhood: Redefining Aging, Transforming Medicine, Reimagining Life."

This segment aired on April 14, 2020.

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