Hektoen International

A Journal of Medical Humanities

Tag: Dr. Kenneth Rockwood

  • Understanding and combatting ageism in healthcare

    Dane Wanniarachige Dublin, Ireland   “Their last hand to hold” by Emily Nguyen. February 22, 2019. As I waited for the tram on a windy day in Dublin, I noticed an older man wearing a flat cap shuffling unhurriedly towards the busy platform with a noticeable parkinsonian gait. The tram slowed to a halt and…