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This doctor makes house calls to the terminal ill
Los Angeles Times

When it comes to writing about the one last trip every one of us will take, I’ve got some stiff competition in Southern California. That’s fine, of course. The more information we all have about negotiating end-of-life healthcare options, the better. But the guy I’m talking about has an unfair advantage. He’s a doctor, he makes house calls, and his specialty is geriatrics. Gene Dorio of Santa Clarita handles a pen as well as he handles a stethoscope. He writes what he calls “Doctor’s Diary: Snippets from the frontline,” and, lately, Dorio and I have both been writing about hospice.