Losing Memory, But Finding a Voice….
One worthwhile thing I’ve done on my summer vacation thus far is to write an op-ed piece on Alzheimer’s disease for Newsday that appeared last Sunday. In it I argue that we have over-emphasized medical research and need to listen more to the voices of people with dementia as we deal with the challenges. Newsday put together a nice web package on people with dementia who remain active and engaged citizens, and are trying to get an online forum going on this. Read it and add your thoughts if this issue concerns you. Really, it’s going to have to concern us all….