Midlifers Discussing Their Own Death At Dinner Parties

Ah, a lovely dinner with your baby boomer friends: Thai fish cakes, minted pea soup and a nicely chilled Sauvignon Blanc. Also on the menu? The discussion of an increasingly popular — but one-time taboo — topic: death.

In a recent article, Bloomberg described a Manhattan dinner party at which former Citigroup Inc. executive Steffen Landauer gathered an eclectic mix of guests at his apartment off Fifth Avenue to eat a lovely meal and also to address some tough questions related to dying. Among them: Would I want a feeding tube? Do my parents want to die at home? What happens to my kids if my spouse dies? Continue To Huffington Post Feature Here… 

October 4th, 2013