Should 'Medical Aid In Dying' Be Available To People With Alzheimer's?05:52


Across the country, a growing number of states are considering bills that would allow doctors to prescribe life-ending medication to terminally ill patients. But "medical aid in dying" isn't available to the nearly 6 million people who have Alzheimer's disease. Tanya Ott (@tanyaott1) explores whether medical aid in dying should be available for people with dementia.

This story was originally produced by WHYY's The Pulse.

This segment aired on May 3, 2019.

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