By Wendy M. Greenberg, Esq. , Morrison & Foerster LLP
Dementia is a broad term used to
describe impairment in multiple cognitive activities, including memory,
language, motor skills, visuospacial skills, and executive function. Dementia is fairly common, affecting
approximately one-third of all...
By Sabrina Winters
As the coach of the Lady Vols basketball
program at the University of Tennessee, Pat Summitt has amassed a
legendary record with her teams winning 8 NCAA Championships, 29 SEC
tournaments and regular season championships. She elevated the program
to the highest level in women's...
Glen Campbell, the Grammy Award-winning writer/performer of the hit song Rhinestone Cowboy ,
is not riding off into the sunset. Despite his recent diagnosis of
Alzheimer's Disease, the 75-year-old musician intends to perform as long
as he can. He just released an album and has embarked on a...
By Muriel R. Gillick*
* Muriel R. Gillick, M.D., is a geriatrician and palliative care
specialist at Harvard Vanguard Medical Associates in Boston, Massachusetts and
a Clinical Professor in the Department of Population Medicine at Harvard
Excerpt from The Graying
of America: Challenges...