An octogenarian millionaire says he wants out of an Otago
dementia unit - a refrain similiar to that expressed by many
dementia unit residents. Is it a case of the enduring power
of attorney system malfunctioning? Or not? Bruce Munro takes
a look at the wider issue.
Politics seems to be a game that is acted out over several
time scales. The flurry of an election is over in a matter of
weeks, and swings to the ''right'' and ''left'' maintain some
kind of social cohesion over the decades.