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Ellen Miller featured in WIBC interview about dementia

Ellen Miller, executive director for the Center for Aging & Community, discussed former Supreme Court Justice Sandra Day O’Connor’s dementia diagnosis on WIBC. Excerpt:

“When someone is first diagnosed they can function as a part of society for many years in the early stages of any kind of dementia,” said Miller. “It’s kind of a sad thing, I think, that people feel like they need to remove themselves just because they have a disease process.”

Miller said she believes the stigma surrounding Alzheimer’s is damaging.

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