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Elderspeak – Podcast – Charlotte Today – 06/30/20

Elderspeak – Contributing to the Decline Narrative The Corona pandemic has exposed hidden prejudices and a cultural bias of ageism. Part of that discussion is “Elderspeak.” It occurs when an older adult is spoken to by health care workers, service personnel, neighbors, or even family members as if he or...

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Elderspeak – Charlotte Today – 06/30/20

Elderspeak – Contributing to the Decline Narrative The Corona pandemic has exposed hidden prejudices and a cultural bias of ageism. Part of that discussion is “Elderspeak.” It occurs when an older adult is spoken to by health care workers, service personnel, neighbors, or even family members as if he or...

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Caregiving During the Pandemic – Podcast – Charlotte Today – 04/22/20

Caregiving During a Pandemic – Podcast Charlotte Today The Coronavirus has literally made every family member a long-distance caregiver. And, as a colleague pointed out, “the number of unpaid caregivers has gone from 1-in-5 Americans, to anyone who cares for someone at risk for Covid-19.” So, to use the well-worn...

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Caregiving During the Pandemic – Charlotte Today – 04/22/20

Caregiving During a Pandemic The Coronavirus has literally made every family member a long-distance caregiver. And, as a colleague pointed out, “the number of unpaid caregivers has gone from 1-in-5 Americans, to anyone who cares for someone at risk for Covid-19.” So, to use the well-worn cliché, we are all...

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Coronavirus and Seniors – Charlotte Today – 03/19/20

Coronavirus and Seniors – Charlotte Today – 03/19/20 A short clip from Charlotte Today about helping elders during the Coronavirus pandemic. Need caregiving help. Turn to my company, www.gishc.com for holistic and complete caregiver solutions. Family caregivers are especially vulnerable. Bill Walsh, AARP Response Lead, says that the pandemic has...

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