In 'sweetie' and 'dear,' a hurt for the elderly

New York Times, October 9, 2008

Professionals call it elderspeak, the sweetly belittling form of address that has always rankled older people: the doctor who talks to their child rather than to them about their health, for example. Now studies are finding that the insults can have health consequences.


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