Watch your Ageist Language!

Posted Sep 19th, 2019 in Caring for Others, Aging Successfully, Is This Normal?

Is old a bad word?

Language is important and we avoid certain terms that are considered offensive or disrespectful, but what about ageist language? Are words like: "old, "senile" or "demented" okay for every day use?

Dr Didyk shares which words really grind her gears and are best avoided if you don't want to appear ageist. What do you think?


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