HUMANS 101

We’re Getting Death and Dying All Wrong

Too many people die alone, leaving families to grieve remotely

Robert Roy Britt
Human Parts
Published in
5 min readFeb 2, 2022
Photo: Unsplash/Mufid Majnun

One year ago this week, my 85-year-old father knew he’d die soon. Swiftly advancing cancer had left his body failing rapidly. There was nothing left to do but take pain medication and wait. But he was among the lucky, in one respect, and so was his…

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Robert Roy Britt
Human Parts

Editor of Wise & Well, independent health and wellness journalist, author of Make Sleep Your Superpower.