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dementia rights advocate spells out human rights in open letter to comedian tim conway’s family

Octogenarian and much-beloved American comedic actor Tim Conway (reported to be living with dementia), is the center of a family dispute regarding his care. This kind of situation is far from uncommon in families where one or more members live with dementia. Unfortunately, I know from personal experience how such disagreements can tear a family apart.

Dementia rights advocate Mary Radnofsky, who lives with dementia herself, captures the essence of what is important when helping  people with dementia make decisions about their lives and their care.

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