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Author: Kathy Kastner

Kathy transforms health information into health education. She is proud to provide a 'layperson's perspective' on health care as she stays incredibly busy steering committees, leadership summits, panels, workshops and inter-professional conferences. Kathy is the founder and CEO at Bestendings.com where the mission and mandate is to help navigate personal and medical decisions as life’s end nears. Follow her on twitter @KathyKastner and check out her fantastic work at BestEndings.com


Articles by Kathy Kastner

“What I fear the most – what really terrifies me – is being short of breath and not being able to swallow.” So said the husband of his dying wife. This is terrifying to me, too, so I listened closely to

Who’d’ve thought that simple, one and two-syllable words – which is one of the the criteria for Grade 6 reading level – could cause so much confusion, upset and medication errors. Out of context, even every-day words can confound. Consider