The Canadian Press

2015-03-04 | Alzheimers Living Will

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A B-C woman says she is disappointed after losing a court battle to force a care home to honour what she says were her mother's last wishes. Katherine Hammond says her mother, who has late-stage Alzheimer's disease, signed a living will asking that she be allowed to die if her disease advanced past a certain point. (Margaret Bentley has lived in a care home since 2009.)

Date: 2015-03-04
Placeline: VANCOUVER.
Source: The Canadian Press
Length: 18 seconds

Transcript Prediction: << this is a very personal tragedy which has a far greater ramifications so it would be a wonderful thing if my mom could be a part of changing the laws in this land so that they are more respectful of people's own wishes around end-of-life care and choice >>