Can A Person With Dementia Consent To Sex?

April 22, 2015 7:34 PM

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Sexual relationships in long-term care facilities are not uncommon. But the long-term care industry is still grappling with the issue.

There's no greater evidence of that than a criminal case in Iowa. On Wednesday, a jury in Iowa found a 78-year-old man not guilty of raping his wife, who had Alzheimer's disease. Henry Rayhons' wife lived in a nursing home. The staff there told Rayhons that because of her dementia, his wife was no l...

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