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Too Old to Live? The Scourge of Ageism in Medicine Cannot Be Denied

Insidious, calculated disregard for our older patients is not acceptable, and it should be called out for what it is — ageism in all its ugliness.

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Too long and too often, older adults, a.k.a. senior citizens, are treated as though they have no value or little value left in them. Patients are pushed aside, and their medical conditions are regarded as…



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Dr. Patricia Farrell

Dr. Farrell is a psychologist, consultant, author, interested in writing, and health.