Taren Sterry likes to talk about death.
The Astoria resident works for Visting Nurse Services of New York, where she trains volunteers for its hospice and palliative care program.
Sterry realizes the topic makes people uncomfortable.
“It can be a cocktail party killer,” she said. “Death is the final taboo.”
But she doesn’t avoid the subject. Instead she talks about it a lot, with as many people as she can.
Read more about Sterry and her piece at the TimesLedger Newspaper