from The American Scholar
Hope Is the Enemy
Just posted from our latest issue, an unflinching look at what it means to care for a patient suffering from dementia, and the paradoxes of memory and language that follow. “When someone loses an arm or a leg, we know exactly what’s missing,” Dasha Kiper writes, “but with the loss of memory, something greater than memory is at stake.”
Please download the PDF. It is a long article critical to our lives and those we care for.
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