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Self is not entirely lost in dementia

2019-02-18T09:28:34+00:00

In the past when scholars have reflected on the psychological impact of dementia they have frequently referred to the loss of the "self" in dramatic and devastating terms, using language such as the "unbecoming of the self" or the "disintegration" of the self. Source: 'Self is not entirely lost in dementia,' argues new review

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No ‘changing room moment’ for men as they age — ScienceDaily

2018-09-07T07:40:10+00:00

Men, unlike women, do not suffer from the 'changing room moment' when they suddenly realize they are too old for certain types of clothes, according to new research. — Read on www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2018/09/180906123328.htm

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Viruses Play a Role in Alzheimer’s

2018-06-23T13:36:06+00:00

Scientific American is the essential guide to the most awe-inspiring advances in science and technology, explaining how they change our understanding of the world and shape our lives. — Read on www.scientificamerican.com/article/harder-evidence-builds-that-viruses-play-a-role-in-alzheimers/

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Valuing Wisdom as Much as Youth

2018-06-26T06:11:55+00:00

We need to rediscover what “elders” can teach us. — Read on hbr.org/2018/06/how-do-we-combat-ageism-by-valuing-wisdom-as-much-as-youth

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When is it acceptable to call someone ‘elderly’?

2018-06-13T12:26:16+00:00

The E word: when, if ever, is it acceptable to call someone 'elderly'? The Dominion Post Full coverage Where once "elderly" was used to describe those in their 70s and 80s, the experts now say it's a word that shouldn't be used at all: in fact it's become an insult. Source: The E word: when,

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