Friday, February 28, 2014

A Place for Mom...Isn't the Place for Mom, After All.

Medical ethicist Wesley J. Smith writes:

We’ve all seen the soothing Joan Lunden ads for the elder services referral business A Place for Mom. Amidst the warm colors and gauzy colors, it turns out the group supports assisted suicide…

In an age of terrible elder abuse, it is appalling that a business that seeks to earn the trust of seniors and their families would boost the ultimate abandonment of assisted suicide.

If I ever need help caring for my 96-year-old mother, A Place for Mom is the last organization to which I would turn.

Here’s more.