Mercedes Bern-Klug , Ph.D., M.A., M.S.W.
Dr. Bern-Klug is the Director of the University of Iowa's Aging Studies Program. Her research interests are gerontology, demography; long-term care; psychosocial issues in advanced chronic illness; nursing home social work; end-of-life issues; funeral arrangements; creative writing for social workers.
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Family members experience many emotions when a loved one dies. What can be lost during the grieving are decisions about final arrangements.
A new report from the University of Iowa aims to ease the stress for individuals and families wrestling with end-of-life decisions, from choosing a...