Last Comforts: Notes from the Forefront of Late Life Care

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Ellen Rand

Journalist and former New York Times housing columnist, Ellen Rand is a hospice volunteer with Holy Name Medical Center in Bergen County, NJ. Her essays have appeared in several medical humanities publications, including Pulse: Voices from the Heart of Medicine; and Kevin MD. She also speaks regularly about late-life issues, including advance care planning, at community organizations, libraries and senior centers.