The toughest course at university: Caring for aging parents

February 4, 2014

A former colleague once quipped about the guilt he experienced as we approached the end of the term; many grandparents, he feared, were about to have their lives shortened by grandchildren not yet prepared to write their final exams. Academics are naturally skeptical, perhaps a bit unfairly when it comes to what is known as “dead grandmother syndrome” – the observation that there is a spike in the death of grandmothers the week before final exams.

Read the full article at the Globe and Mail.

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