Opinion

Elephant in the room: we need a shift the way we perceive death and dying

Palliative care aims to affirm life, and regards dying as a normal process. As a society, we still resist this truth.

The death of Sophocles, a scribe recording his dying words. Engraving by S. Pomarede, 1748. Image courtesy of Iconographic Collections

By VANESSA TALER

PUBLISHED : Monday, June 6, 2016 12:00 AM

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