Is Physician-Assisted Death Possible for People with Dementia?

Q. My wife and I recently sat down to discuss the topic of end-of-life planning. She surprised me when she told me that if she ever gets diagnosed with Alzheimer’s or another type of dementia, she’d want to die on her own terms, … [Read more...]

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Should People with Dementia Be Able to Die with Dignity?

Q. During a conversation the other night, my father said that if he was ever diagnosed with dementia that he wouldn’t want to live that way or burden the family. I know that Death with Dignity is legal in a growing number of … [Read more...]

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Is Physician Assisted Death Legal Yet?

Q. I am seriously thinking about what to include in my advance directive. I watched my dad deteriorate and die from dementia. I wouldn’t wish that on my worst enemy. I always say that if I get Alzheimer’s or another form of … [Read more...]

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