Blenda will explain how, as medical technology becomes more sophisticated and increasingly more difficult to understand, we face complex and sometimes heartbreaking decisions, and as the costs of medical care rise astronomically as well as the stress of new legislation which may greatly impact our medical insurance, it is crucial that we understand our choices.
As medical technology becomes more and more sophisticated, it is now possible to extend many people’s lives following catastrophic illnesses or accidents. Possible; but is it ethical? Let’s explore some legal and ethical choices that we have when faced with a medical crisis.
What began as an opportunity to serve the community as a CASA volunteer has for me, evolved into a passion for making a difference in a child’s life. I would like to share some of my experiences with you so that you may become more familiar with the challenges these families face.