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My Elderly Mother Wants To Die

Q: My elderly mom has been very depressed, saying that she just wanted to die. I try to help her, but she lashes out and can be so mean. How do I handle this?

My eight-year-old son, Jamie, died of cancer on Feb. 8 of this year … Jamie replied that he did not want to die, but if he had to die, he wanted me and his dad to go with him. My relationship with …

Q Eighteen months ago my 80-year-old mother took an overdose of painkillers … Now whenever I ring or visit her she says she wants to die. She has repeatedly asked me to take her to Dignitas to end …

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It’s shocking and hurtful for a care provider to hear a senior claim they would rather be dead. When a senior states "I want to die" it may be a sign of depression, or it could be an indicator that they just want to talk about the emotional toll of aging.

Nov 06, 2014  · As my mom once told me, "I’m going to worry about you and take care of you until the day I die, so get used to it!" And she did. Until she couldn’t care …

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What To Do When Your Parent Says They Want To Die Friends and family of sick and elderly people who express a wish to end their lives face difficult questions.

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A 77-year-old couple, Will and judy webb … She said: “I know it sounds crazy, but people can die from a broken heart, and I feel like that’s what happened to my dad. I asked her if she wanted to …