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A book coming out next month you might consider ordering from Amazon books. The title seems self explanatory! O, LET ME NOT GET ALZHEIMER’S, SWEET HEAVEN! Why many people prefer death or active deliverance to living with dementia (paperback) By Colin Brewer MD [I’ve seen an advance copy; it is very informative and also has […]

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In the current issue of THE HUMANIST magazine there is a fine article about a man with early stage Alzheimer’s taking his life with the guidance of the Final Exit Network. The End by: Nontheist Published in the September/October 2013 Humanist Extract: That final day had been a long time coming. John was a scientist—a […]

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The Mirror in London printed this article by Dr Irwin on 19 August 2013: Euthanasia: The right to die should be a matter of personal choice Retired GP Michael Irwin is patron of the British Humanist Association and coordinator of the Society for Old Age Rational Suicide (SOARS) ==== We are able to choose all […]

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Quite a few people in the right-to-die movement — including myself — think that a person with severe dementia (or Alzheimers) DOES have the right to be helped to check out PROVIDED that they had made an advance declaration to this effect back when they were competent. Referring to it  — as some do — […]

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