Advance directives: Older adults with dementia

M. D. Mezey, E. L. Mitty, M. M. Bottrell, G. C. Ramsey, T. Fisher

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Abstract

The benefits and risks for older adults with dementia executing advance directives are discussed. Salient issues related to decision-specific capacity and models for advance planning and end-of-life decisions by cognitively impaired older adults are presented.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)255-268
Number of pages14
JournalClinics in geriatric medicine
Volume16
Issue number2
DOIs
StatePublished - Jan 1 2000
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Geriatrics and Gerontology

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