Professor Nina Kohn Discusses Issues Surrounding Guardianship and Civil Rights of the Elderly with The New York Times

In the long-format feature story in the New York Times, “The Mother Who Changed: A Story of Dementia” David M. Levy L’48 Professor of Law Nina Kohn provides perspective on the legal and sociological issues around aging, guardianship, and civil rights of the elderly.

“The question becomes, for the older adult, what are the barriers to evolving, to changing your opinions, to forming new relationships?” asks Kohn. She continues, discussing how behavior changes in the elderly may be interpreted.