Tuesday, February 20, 2007

Dementia's Shadows

By TOM KEYSER, Staff writer

Memory loss, blurred vision, confusion, isolation: what it's like for some nurshing home residents

I was trapped in the bathroom during my "virtual dementia tour" at Daughters of Sarah Nursing Center in Albany. It's the same tour that all 315 employees at the nursing home are taking, a 10-minute simulation of dementia and old age designed to help workers better understand the residents.

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