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Authentic

 End-of-life care at the Fields requires an intuitive appreciation by staff of the situations residents with terminal illnesses face. If staff aren’t comfortable with their own feelings about terminal illness and death, they can’t…

Electroconvulsive Therapy

Electroconvulsive therapy is being carefully developed at McLean Hospital in Boston for applications in people with profound behavioral  disturbances . It worked 35 years ago in our geriatric program and I have high hopes for its success…

Delirium 2

This is part 2 of a 3 part series. Delirium at home or in assisted living

How It All Began

Find out when and why I knew establishing Bellamy Fields and Watson Fields was the right thing to do.

Not All Dementia is Alzheimer's

Listen to hear Dr. John Hopkins of Bellamy Fields and Watson Fields address a variety of interesting geriatric subjects. If you have an idea for a future podcast, contact Dr. John Hopkins.

Dewy Decimal

Listen to hear Dr. John Hopkins of Bellamy Fields and Watson Fields address a variety of interesting geriatric subjects. If you have an idea for a future podcast, contact Dr. John Hopkins.

New Etchasketch

Listen to hear Dr. John Hopkins of Bellamy Fields and Watson Fields address a variety of interesting geriatric subjects. If you have an idea for a future podcast, contact Dr. John Hopkins.

Pseudo Dementia

Listen to hear Dr. John Hopkins of Bellamy Fields and Watson Fields address a variety of interesting geriatric subjects. If you have an idea for a future podcast, contact Dr. John Hopkins.

Does he have Alzheimer's?

Listen to hear Dr. John Hopkins of Bellamy Fields and Watson Fields address a variety of interesting geriatric subjects. If you have an idea for a future podcast, contact Dr. John Hopkins.

THREE HEADS ARE BETTER THAN ONE

Since “two heads” is already taken and is about 500 years old, I’m going with an original saying, “three heads…” in honor of research published in the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA) which found that teams of physicians…