Woman pressured to approve death by sedation / dehydration for her Aunt.
Alex SchadenbergExecutive Director – Euthanasia Prevention CoalitionAlex SchadenbergToday I spoke with a woman who is the Power of Attorney for her 89 year-old aunt, who is currently in a Toronto hospital. The niece called EPC because she is upset about the lack of care that her Aunt is receiving.Her Aunt went to the hospital a few weeks ago with pneumonia. Her doctor decided to do nothing for her. The doctor said:”she’s not going to get better”The doctor pressured the niece to have her Aunt sedated and dehydrated to death. Her niece demanded another doctor and insisted on treatment. Her Aunt is now