A "Reality Orientation Board" hangs on a wall at the Cardinal Ritter Senior Services Adult Day Care center. The board is designed to ground the center's clients the hollow-eyed Alzheimer's patient, the man with Down syndrome, a feeble grandmother in the here and now. On this day it reads: "Today is Monday, January 29, 2007. The season is winter. The weather is cold and cloudy. The next holiday... More >>>
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