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Kevyn Burger

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Kevyn Burger is a freelance feature writer and broadcast producer.  She was named a 2018 Journalist in Aging Fellow and a 2020 Continuing Fellow by the Gerontological Society of America. Based in Minneapolis, Kevyn is the mother of three young adults and one rescue terrier.

A wife holding hands with her husband in hospice. Next Avenue, VSED, Voluntarily Stopping Eating and Drinking, end of life

When It Comes to End-of-Life, Some Are Taking Matters Into Their Own Hands

It's called the VSED option — the refusal to eat or drink. The goal is to hasten death and it's perfectly legal.
December 27, 2021
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