In ‘Sweetie’ and ‘Dear,’ a Hurt for the Elderly "

This article, written by John Leland, appeared in the New York Times, earlier this week. Mr. Leland reports on studies which find the way older people are spoken to (“elderspeak”) can be belittling . This “elderspeak” can have health consequences.

<http://www.nytimes.com/2008/10/07/us/07aging.html?ei=5070&emc=eta1>

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