My Mom with Dementia Says She Might Want to Die

My sister and I with our Mom

We are waiting for the doctor, Mom’s neurologist, to enter the exam room. The appointment was scheduled with the nurse practitioner who had already been in and, so it seemed, needed to call for reinforcements. Mom wanted to know what the end of her life was going to look like. She wanted to know whether there was any way to “hasten things along”. She wanted to know whether someone, a medical professional…