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Opinion: When it comes to seniors’ care, words matter

By Rebecca Morris Feeders, bed-blockers, bibs and demented residents. These were once common words and phrases used in the seniors’ care sector, but thankfully, these terms are being dropped from our vernacular. Many of us no longer refer to diapers, but “incontinence pads”. Older adults instead of “old people”. People who use wheelchairs, rather than […]