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Elders Talk About 'A Fate Worse Than Death': Dementia
- November 11th, 2002
As people live longer lives, dementia, particularly Alzheimer's disease, is becoming more commonplace. In a front-page article in the November 11 New York Times, elderly residents of the New York area discuss their fears that something as simple as the failure to remember a friend's name could signal the onset of dementia. It's a prospect that many fear more than death. The good news is that more people seem concerned about getting the disorder than will likely ever suffer from it.
To read the full New York Times article, go to: http://www.nytimes.com/2002/11/11/health/11DEME.html?todaysheadlines (Free registration on the Times site is required, and article may be only temporarily available.)
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Hammond and Associates, LLC, Elder Law, Estate Planning, Wills, Trusts, Probate
For Jeffrey Hammond, the practice of Elder Law is personal. Jeff’s many years of experience in law and in business did not prepare him for the crisis he faced in 2005 and 2006 when his father suffered a stroke and both of his parents suffered from dementia and other medical problems. At that time, Jeff began an i...
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Jean Galloway Ball is certified in Elder Law by the National Elder Law Foundation. She is a 1977 honors graduate of the National Law Center, George Washington University, and she did her undergraduate work at the University of California at Berkeley, graduating Phi Beta Kappa in 1971. She is admitted to practice in Vir...