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Aspen Ideas to Go Podcast: Facing Death with Dignity and a Plan

September 24, 2015  • Tricia Johnson, Guest Blogger

The “Aspen Ideas to Go” podcast is a weekly show featuring fascinating speakers who have presented at the Aspen Ideas Festival and other public programs offered by the Aspen Institute — including Aspen Words, the Alma and Joseph Gildenhorn Book Series, and various events around the country. For a curated listening experience subscribe to the podcast on iTunes or listen to each episode on the Aspen Ideas website.

How can our medical and social systems support or hinder dying? Do we have the right to bend the arc of our own death, or that of a loved one? How can we approach the final passage with grace? A panel of authors, health experts, and end-of-life specialists examines these questions and more. 

Featured speakers include:

Tricia Johnson is editorial director of public programs at the Aspen Institute.