Behoref Hayamim / In the Winter of Life: A Values-Based Jewish Guide for Decision Making at the End of Life.
This book offers practical advice about Jewish traditions and customs for families facing difficult choices at the end of life. Physicians, scholars and experienced chaplains write chapters that provide medical information and apply Jewish moral perspectives to the many decisions that individuals, professionals and families must make as death approaches.
The 224-page guide covers such topics as technologies used in end-stage medical interventions, documents and advance conversations that can aid the family later, managing key relationships with professionals, challenges accompanying diagnosis, approaches to pain and suffering, hospice and end-of-life care, when to end a life, and death and mourning.
Size: 5.5 x 8.5