This paper thinks about the experience of geriatric frailty and the ways in which it can elude critical and conceptual frameworks in medical humanities — and medicine itself. Frailty is characterized by an uncertain future… Read More »Between Chronicity and Crisis: The Elusive Time of Frailty
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As a range of complex conditions, and being inextricably linked with social anxieties, dementia is a very ‘slippery’ concept to define (Zeilig, 2014: 260). How then, do we communicate it, both verbally and visually? Previous… Read More »Seasonal changes: Visualising the progression of dementia.
Dementia is a collective name for progressive degenerative brain syndromes which, while not impairing consciousness, affect memory, orientation, perception, comprehension and communication. The condition knows no social, economic, ethnic, gendered or geographical boundaries, and is… Read More »Picturing a cloud of unknowing: photography, lostness, and cognitive decline