“The conversations we had and the confidence that we as a family felt in knowing her wishes for her final days are a gift”

“Looking back, I now realize how important it is to plan ahead and be prepared for the future”

“Death happens when you’re older, right? Wrong”

“People somehow have this superstition that if you talk about it, it might happen”

“Everyone is going to reach the end of life at some point – it’s important that we don’t burden others with having to make decisions in the dark”