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Who Actually Cares About Respite Care?


doi: 10.1097/ACQ.0b013e3181a40ce2
Department: Personal Perspective

Richard Taylor, PhD, is a 62-year-old recently retired professor. He and his family live near Houston, Texas. He has been living with the diagnosis of dementia, probably of the Alzheimer's type, for the past 7 years. Recently he published a collection of his writings in the book

Alzheimer's From the Inside Out (Health Professions Press, 2007). He encourages readers to respond to his writings at

Address correspondence to: Richard Taylor, PhD (

Alzheimer's Care Today also encourages Letters to the Editor about this column.

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