Why are some people not able to die in peace?
Maybe it’s because they avoided confronting the inevitable truth that all life ends. Maybe they were so busy living that they failed to plan for end-of-life, thinking there would always be more time. Maybe they’ve never been happy in life and desperately want to keep living in hopes of one day knowing happiness. Maybe the physical suffering is extreme and they do not have access to quality hospice or palliative care, a harsh reality for far too many.
For all of these reasons and more, some people simply do not die in peace. Because we all wish to go in peace and we all hope to see our loved ones die in peace when their time comes, it’s worth thinking about death and how we prepare or don’t prepare for the inevitable end of life. Read more here.