Reagan's Toughest Foe

AS A HEALTH-CARE PROFESSIONAL WORKing with our senior population, I find Ronald Reagan's admission of his developing confusion from Alzheimer's disease an extremely admirable act ((Health, Nov. 14)). In a society where we worship youth and strength, Reagan again has shown what true courage is by admitting to the frailties of aging. I hope that we begin to accept and cope with the realities of our aged with the grace and candor of our former President. Children may be the future of our country, but old age is our future.

Jeff Sylvester

Reston, Virginia

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