"Same-Sex Couples Devote More Attention to End-of-Life Plans than Heterosexual Couples," New PRC Research Brief

Mon, June 25, 2018
New PRC research brief.

The PRC has published a new research brief entitled, "Same-Sex Couples Devote More Attention to End-of-Life Plans than Heterosexual Couples." In this brief, Mieke Beth Thomeer, PRC doctoral student Rachel Donnelly, Corinne Reczek, and PRC director Debra Umberson report on end-of-life planning among same-sex and different-sex married couples. They find that same-sex spouses devote considerable attention to informal planning conversations and formal end-of-life plans while heterosexual spouses report minimal formal or informal planning.

Read the brief here

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