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Elderspeak in the Time of Corona – What the Nuns Can Teach Us

ELDERSPEAK IN THE TIME OF CORONA – WHAT THE NUNS CAN TEACH US BY ANTHONY CIRILLO  •  Sixty and Me 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...

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Anna Corwin is Participating in the Caregiver Smile Summit

Anna is participating in the Caregiver Smile Summit We are pleased to welcome Anna Corwin to the Caregiver Smile Summit. Anna is an Assistant Professor of Anthropology at Saint Mary’s College of California. Trained in Linguistic and Medical Anthropology, Dr. Corwin’s work focuses on understanding how cultural practices and communication...

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