News Updates: Health & Wellness

Lend Us Your Ears: Note Takers Help The Elderly At The Doctor

Posted by Kerrie Denner

by Susan Jaffe

It used to be difficult for Edith Couturier, an 85-year-old resident of the District of Columbia, to explain to her adult children on the West Coast all the details of her medical appointments. But now she doesn't go alone — she takes along a volunteer "medical note taker."

"There are four ears listening to what the doctor says," said Couturier.

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