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How to engage with seniors & elderly adults

Aging Expert Anthony Cirillo has some advice for including seniors in conversation

CHARLOTTE, N.C. —

  1. Avoid using “elder-speak” or talking down to an older adult
  2. Use stories to bring them into the conversation
  3. Tell jokes and encourage laughter
  4. Express gratefulness to them when ending a conversation

www.TheAgingExperience.com

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