Feb. 5, 2018

#058: Do You Need A Sexual Power of Attorney?

#058: Do You Need A Sexual Power of Attorney?

One in three people will eventually have some type of dementia. By the time you reach age 80, your chances of having Alzheimer’s is about about 50%, meaning that it’s very likely for at least one spouse in an older couple to have cognitive...


One in three people will eventually have some type of dementia. By the time you reach age 80, your chances of having Alzheimer’s is about about 50%, meaning that it’s very likely for at least one spouse in an older couple to have cognitive decline.

Which brings us to a serious question: Can your spouse give full consent to sexual activity if they have diminished memory and understanding? Devin and John discuss a case where the husband was charged with criminal rape of his wife who had Alzheimer’s disease.

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