Dignified death is a somewhat elusive concept often related to suicide. One factor that has been cited as a core component of dignified death is maintaining a sense of control. Another view is that a truly dignified death is an extension of a dignified life. There is some concern that assisted suicide does not guarantee a dignified death, since some patients may experience complications such as nausea and vomiting. There is some concern that age discrimination denies the elderly a dignified death.
- Nancy Neff (June 2, 2008), A Dignified Death, University of Texas at Austin, archived from the original on 2012-10-19
- Michael J. Meyer, Aid in Dying, Santa Clara University
- Richard M. Doerflinger, A Dignified Death for the Suicide Agenda?, National Right to Life, archived from the original on 2010-06-22
- "Elderly 'denied dignified death'", BBC News, 25 May 2005