Author: Natashe Lemos Dekker

In and outside the nursing home: On the (im)possibilities of meaningful contact while being held apart by Natashe Lemos Dekker

Natashe Lemos Dekker , July 20th, 2020


Ben (77) wrote this poem when he became unable to visit his wife Lise in the nursing home where she lived, expressing the loss and desperation of suddenly…


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“I do want euthanasia, but not now.” Timing a request for euthanasia with dementia in the Netherlands by Natashe Lemos Dekker

Natashe Lemos Dekker , September 17th, 2018


Sitting on orange seats in the corridor, Ms Verbeek, her niece Hannie and I are waiting for the general practitioner. Ms Verbeek seems a little restless and is…


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