Post Discussion I Believe

 

From the perspective of a gerontology professional, what do you believe to be the most difficult ethical issue related to Alzheimer’s disease and why?

 

Support your statements with evidence from the Required Studies and your research. Cite and reference your sources in APA style.

 

 

 

Ethics in as Aging Society (Moody, 1996)

Chapter 3: Ethical Dilemmas of Alzheimer’s Disease

Read

Alzheimer’s Association: Ethical and Care Issues
http://www.alz.org/care/alzheimers-dementia-ethical-issues.asp

Case Study: Ethical Concerns in the Care of Individuals with Alzheimer’s Disease
http://www.virginianavigator.org/vn/case-study-ethical-concerns-in-the-care-of-individuals-with-alzheimers-disease/article-180.aspx

Doing the Right Thing: A Geriatrician’s Perspective on Medical Care for the Person with Advanced Dementia, (M. Gillick 2012) Journal of Law, Medicine & Ethics [PDF ]

Palliative Care for People with Alzheimer’s Disease, (M. Mahon & J. Sorrell 2008) [PDF ] Sexuality and Alzheimer’s Disease: Can the Two Go Together? (N. Tabak & R. Shemesh-Kigli 2006) [PDF ]