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Corinne H. Rieder, EdD, is the executive director and treasurer of the John A. Hartford Foundation.  More of  Dr. Rieder’s posts can be found/followed on the Hartford health AGEnda blog.

Listening to My Mother

Corinne H. Rieder | February 9, 2011
I can't deny it I miss the mother I once had. Even at age 80, she was vibrant, loving, and independent. And she was strong. For nearly 20 years she provided care to my father, who before his death struggled with normal-pressure hydrocephalus and macular degeneration. What an incredible woman!