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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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