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Dignity & Dementia: Where to Draw the Line?

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People with dementia deserve dignity and have rights. Where do we draw the line between encouraging personal choices versus following what caregivers think is best? See Dr. Murray Raskin & Dr. Linda Teri offer experienced tips. (Video)



  • Murray A. Raskind, MD, director, Alzheimer’s Disease Research Center, University of Washington School of Medicine; executive director, Mental Health Service, VA Puget Sound Health Care System
  • Linda Teri, PhD, director, Education Core, Alzheimer’s Disease Research Center, University of Washington; professor & vice chair, Department of Psychosocial & Community Health, University of Washington School of Nursing; director, Northwest Research Group on Aging


  • University of Washington Alzheimer’s Disease Research Center

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June 17, 2023 3:33 am

This made so much sense and being the care giver for my spouse so encouraging. I have to go by my old motto and say; the more you know the more you need to know, such is my hunger for knowledge.

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