Linda R. Beck, JD, BCPA

Linda R. Beck, JD, BCPA, an attorney and board-certified patient advocate who practices at Square One Elder and Health Advocacy LLC, San Luis Obispo, California. She is a member of the Alliance of Professional Health Advocates and served for five years as a long-term-care ombudsman for San Luis Obispo County. She also is a member of the Leadership Council for the National Consumer Voice for Quality Long-Term Care.

Death & Dying

Beware of These Hospice Shortcomings

Hospice is designed to ease suffering at the end of one’s life. But not all providers fulfill this promise. How to avoid common problem areas…