- If you do NOT want to linger in Advanced Dementia or another terminal illnessâ€¦
- If you DO want total relief from unending, unbearable pain and sufferingâ€¦
- If you also want to reduce the stress and suffering of your loved onesâ€¦
- If you want a timely and peaceful transition that preserves your privacy and dignity, and avoids conflicts and delays if you are sufferingâ€¦
Consensus of Substituted Judgment (Now Care Planning*)
For loved ones who can't make their own decisions now but would never want treatment to prolong their dying.
*When it's too late for Advance Care Planning.
Peaceful Transitions: Plan Now, Die Laterâ€”Ironclad Strategy. Available with purchase of Natural Dying Living Will Package
Physician-assisted dying requires caution. San Diego Union-Tribune, October 15, 2016. Click here for article.
What if your relative reaches the advanced stage of dementia without an effective Living Will? Click here for article
Complexities of Choosing an End Game for Dementia. Click here for article
Helping dementia patients avoid premature death. San Diego Union-Tribune, March 5, 2015. Click here for article.
Terman SA (2013) It isnâ€™t easy being pink. Potential Problems with POLST Paradigm Forms. Hamline Law Review 36:2 177-211.
Stanley A. Terman (2013): Is the Principle of Proportionality Sufficient to Guide Physiciansâ€™ Decisions Regarding Withholding/Withdrawing Life-Sustaining Treatment After Suicide Attempts?, The American Journal of Bioethics, 13:3, 22-24.
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