Tag: Alzheimer’s

Book Review: Preventing Dementia? Critical Perspectives on a New Paradigm of Preparing for Old Age by Barbara Pieta

Barbara Pieta , March 2nd, 2022


Preventing Dementia? Critical Perspectives on a New Paradigm of Preparing for Old Age Edited by Annette Leibing and Silke Schicktanz Berghahn Books, 2020. 268 pages In their recently…


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Becoming ‘not ready’: the case of the moving threshold in a dementia prevention trial by Natassia Brenman

Natassia Brenman , October 19th, 2020


In a behavioural testing room of a clinical research facility, a well-dressed, white-haired woman is undergoing a battery of cognitive, neurological, and physiological tests. The facility, flanked by…


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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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