And don’t even THINK about asking them to use a pedal-operated brain-bashing machine

Memories come back to haunt elderly Holocaust survivors

BERLIN (AFP)—As the last generation of Germany’s Holocaust survivors enters the twilight years, many are losing the strength to suppress horrific memories and caregivers find they are often ill-equipped to help.


“Even asking people to take a shower can elicit an incredibly intense reaction” due to its association with the gas chambers, he [Nils Neidhart, elder care coordinator in a retirement home] said.

by: Daniel Karl Jahn