“Tho’ much is taken, much abides”: A Good Life within Dementia

Please read the essay by Tia Powell on aging, dementia, and concepts of the "good life." As you read, think about how stigmas of aging, including focus on declines and the way that it is often inherently medicalized, might be reframed, even in the face of illness. Are there insights in this for clinical practitioners dealing with aging patients and their illnesses?