How advanced directives can improve end-of-life care, costs

Home death care
Members of the Minnesota Threshold Network sing to Anne Conley during Conley's final days of life at her home in St. Paul, Minn. April 17, 2012. Conley was diagnosed with breast cancer June, 2011 and died at her home less than a year later. Conley had chosen to hold a three-day vigil at her home rather than a traditional funeral, and received guidance from Minnesota Threshold Network members about home death care.