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COVID-19 end of life planning
When a conversation is approached with thoughtfulness, preparation and love, participants likely will be grateful for the resulting clarity and reassurance that they understand a loved one‘s wishes for care at end of life, says Susan Enguídanos. (Photo/Stocksy United)

As COVID-19 spreads, end-of-life planning is more important than ever

The seriousness of the coronavirus pandemic should encourage conversations about care preferences and end-of-life wishes, says an associate professor at the USC Leonard Davis School of Gerontology.