a manner of communicating to older people using a slow rate of speaking, simplified syntax, vocabulary restrictions, and exaggerated prosody on the assumption that their age makes them cognitively impaired
Elderspeak is common in nursing homes, hospitals and other settings where frail elders are found.
noun 1. an influential citizen, often a retired high official, whose advice is sought by government leaders. 2. any influential member of a company, group, etc., whose advice is respected. 3. Japanese History. any of the political leaders who retired from official office but continued to exert a strong influence in the government and who […]
noun 1. an influential female citizen, often a retired high official, whose advice is sought by government leaders. 2. any influential female member of a company, group, etc., whose advice is respected.
[el-dist] /ˈɛl dɪst/ adjective, a superl. of old with elder as compar. 1. ; first-born; of greatest age: eldest brother; eldest sister; eldest born. [ohld] /oʊld/ adjective, older, oldest or elder, eldest. 1. far advanced in the years of one’s or its life: an old man; an old horse; an old tree. 2. of or […]
noun, Cards. 1. the player on the dealer’s left.