Euthanasia is widely accepted in the Netherlands for those whose suffering is “unbearable,” but Dr. Petra de Jong’s group is seeking to extend help in dying to everyone aged 70 and over, even if they aren’t sick. She argues that by insisting on “unbearable suffering,” the law fails old people who have decided that their lives are complete.
New York Times
“Inside a Story About Helping the Elderly to Die”
April 3, 2012