12/25/2014 – Bank Tellers Serve as Dementia Care Givers in Aging Japan

Dec 25, 2014 Comments Off by

They would enter the bank and ask for their cash. Yuriko Asahara, behind the counter, would check where they would stash it — in the side pocket of a handbag or perhaps deep down in a shoulder bag.

Asahara wasn’t spying. She knew she’d have to remind them within an hour or two. Many of her clients suffered from dementia, and over two decades the bank manager became a self-taught expert in the disease.

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