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Should We Become Elderly or Just Grow Old?

The term “elderly” has fallen on hard times.  A recent NPR segment by Linton Weeks reports that listeners objected to an NPR story that described a 71 year-old midwife as elderly.  One listener wrote “I was 70 in Feb and … Continue reading

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