More than 90 percent of people think it is important to talk about end-of-life care.  Fewer than 30 percent actually do it.  That’s according to the Institute for Healthcare Improvement, a Massachusetts-based independent nonprofit.


Chelsea Stygles and Jon Ward are apprentices for a business that most of us dread: they are training to become morticians. They are learning how to conduct a funeral and how to care for the dead-and the families and friends left behind. This interesting topic generated a long interview: the short version airing on 91.3 and 92.7 is above; extra snippets are below.