Thursday, May 29, 2014

Greenlee kicks off 3d World Congress on Adult Guardianship

GreenleeAsst. Sec. on Aging Kathy Greenlee helped to kick off the 3d World Congress on Adult Guardianship with truly one of the most powerful speeches on valuing our seniors that I have ever heard.  Greenlee spoke of the danger of trivializing the lives of the elderly, especially those with advanced dementia, reminding us that the loss of memory does not equal the loss of self.  I wish I had recorded her speech, but thankfully, it will be published later this year in Stetson's  Journal of International Law & Aging Policy.  Stay tuned for more reports on the Congress from your intrepid reporters, Kim Dayton and Becky Morgan!

 

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