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If sex requires prior consent for vulnerable dementia patients, what about spoon-feeding?

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Lively discussions about SEX: Yeah, of course! About spoon-feeding: --Lively? Are you kidding? Yet the two issues share much in common. What shall we assume for vulnerable patients living with Advanced Dementia who have lost their ability to say “No” to either? “Yes” to sex just because it’s her husband? “Yes” to feeding just because she can still swallow what another person puts into her mouth? View this 4 minute video and then share your views.  Also consider this related video: "To Plan a Best Way to Say Goodbye if you will live with Advanced Dementia, how to overcome obstacles" https://youtu.be/AE2uT_FN7Bg (Less than 25 minutes) Stanley A. Terman, PhD, MD Board Certified in Psychiatry Medical Director and CEO of Caring Advocates www.CaringAdvocates.org www.caringadvocates.org/NaturalDyingLivingWillCards www.MyLastWishes.org 2730 Argonauta St. Carlsbad, CA 92009 800 647 3223 or 760 431 2233 FAX: 888 767 6322 SKYPE: stan_terman (or 760 456 5633) UK direct phone: 44 20 8123 7106 Australia direct phone: 61 03 9016 4284