• Public Comments and Legislative Update
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    Public Comments and Legislative Update

    >>WE’RE GOING TO START THE AFTERNOON WITH PUBLIC COMMENTS, WHICH I KNOW I FIND REALLY INTERESTING AND HELPFUL AT EVERY MEETING. SO THE FIRST PUBLIC COMMENTS ARE FROM JANE BOYLE AND THEN PATRICIA DEANTONIO. SO WOULD YOU COME UP TO THE MICROPHONE RIGHT OVER HERE AND I THINK IT’S ON. BUT LET US KNOW.>>GOOD AFTERNOON. THANK YOU FOR THE WONDERFUL WORK YOU’RE DOING, AND THANK YOU FOR THIS MORNING’S REALLY EXCELLENT PRESENTATION. I’M A LAY PERSON BUT VERY INTERESTED AND HAVE LEARNED SO MUCH. I’D LIKE TO SPEND THE TIME THAT I HAVE TO TALK TO YOU ABOUT A PART OF THE POPULATION THAT ISN’T THE NORMALLY DEVELOPING PART OF…

  • PBS NewsHour full episode November 25, 2019
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    PBS NewsHour full episode November 25, 2019

    JUDY WOODRUFF: Good evening. I’m Judy Woodruff. On the “NewsHour” tonight: Pro-democracy forces in Hong Kong deliver a stunning rebuke to Beijing at the ballot box, as leaked documents reveal the brainwashing faced by China’s imprisoned Uyghur Muslims. Then: questions of military justice. The U.S. secretary of the Navy is out after the Pentagon and White House clash over the proper punishment for a Navy SEAL accused of war crimes. Plus: aging Italy. As the country’s birth rate plummets, anxiety soars and the era of the big Italian family comes to a crashing stop. ANGELO MAZZA, University of Catania: Eventually, the population could extinguish. And when baby boomers will retire,…

  • What is the Canadian Charter of Rights for People with Dementia?
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    What is the Canadian Charter of Rights for People with Dementia?

    Recently, the Alzheimer Society of Canada launched the first ever Canadian Charter of Rights for People with Dementia. The creation of the Charter was driven by Canadians living with dementia. We spoke to those Canadians to hear why each right is important. Gord: As a person with dementia, the following rights are especially important to me. Mario: I have the right to be free from discrimination of any kind. Bill: It’s been my view that the stigma that goes along with this disease is the biggest problem. There’s an immediate feeling that you no longer have the competence required to carry on a day-to-day basis. Dale: So I think it’s…