Monthly Archives: January 2016

Margaret Lock Offers Dementia’s Realism Instead of Hope

Cynthia Martin writes that unlike cancer’s new push to accelerate treatment (recently launched under the banner Cancer Moonshot2020), there is no Alzheimer’s MoonShot2020.

Disentangling Alzheimer’s, Dementia, and Aging

Katie Aubrecht shares her thoughts on Alzheimer’s, dementia, and aging as these intersect with The Alzheimer Conundrum: Entanglements of Dementia and Aging.

Physician-Assisted Death in Canada February – June 2016

Jocelyn Downie explains the Supreme Court of Canada’s response to the federal government’s request for more time to develop a new law on physician-assisted death.

Wrinkles and the Paradox of Aging

Keri-Leigh Cassidy critiques how old age and dementia are depicted in the film Wrinkles.

Wrinkles – Fear of Alzheimer’s and Aging

Timothy M. Krahn and Walter Glannon reflect on the graphic novel Wrinkles and what it teaches us about fears of Alzheimer’s and aging.

Home Sweet Broken Home

A.E. Randal reflects on the care available to nursing home residents.

When Words Fail

Costas Halavrezos reflects on the importance of social interactions for mental health.