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Dina Bennett Patient Expert

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Around the year 2000, my father, in his mid-80s, lost his eyesight. The remaining 3 years of his life were a lesson in watching and learning about the ravages of depression and loss on the elderly. Following his death, I scrambled up that steep learning curve of understanding and managing the... Full Bio
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Elder Care: Conversations about Dying

Some months ago I read an article in the NY Times that moved me so much, I cut it out, stashed it in my "to write about" file and never dared look...

Elder Care: Conversations about Dying

Some months ago I read an article in the NY Times that moved me so much, I cut it out, stashed it in my "to write about" file and never dared look...

Dementia: What do you say?

Dementia is not a kind illness. It robs those it afflicts of the one treasure trove that neither bankruptcy nor other losses can touch: one's...

Dementia: What do you say?

Dementia is not a kind illness. It robs those it afflicts of the one treasure trove that neither bankruptcy nor other losses can touch: one's...

Elder Care and the Whole Patient

An elderly person with no specific deadly illness like cancer, is still likely to suffer from many of the standard ravages of old age: high blood...
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