What is Ageism and 5 Ways to Stop It

Sally Abrahms
Ageism is all around us. You may or may not realize that negative attitudes, beliefs, and behaviors toward older people are alive and well. These feelings and actions can come from a child, an adolescent, a young adult, or a baby boomer.... Continue

Identifying and Combating Elderspeak

Sally Abrahms
When my daughter pointed out that I had just spoken to my 91-year-old mother, a former college professor, like a child (very slowly and patronizingly), I was horrified. I thought I was being... Continue