A large majority of Californians say they would prefer a natural death, at home, and at little expense to their families. But a new survey by the California HealthCare Foundation indicates that more often than not, they don’t get their wish.
Lisa Krieger, reporter for the San Jose Mercury News and author of a personal story about her experience as her father died
Alexander Smith, assistant professor of medicine at UCSF's Division of Gerontology
Kate O'Malley, senior program officer with the California HealthCare Foundation
Dr. Charles Garfield, founder of Shanti and clinical professor of psychology at UCSF and a visiting scholar at the Graduate Theological Union in Berkeley.