Language in Normal AgingCourse: #5364 1 Hour
Communication is fundamental for the older adult’s quality of life. Communication styles and language abilities change with age. Normal age changes in language ability will be presented, with an emphasis on age-related changes at the discourse level and their impact on communication ability.
- After this course, participants will be able to describe age-related changes in microlinguistic and macrolinguistic processes at the discourse level.
- After this course, participants will be able to explain how communication style and intent of communication changes across the adult lifespan.
- After this course, participants will be able to describe differences between age-related changes in older adults' language abilities and disease-related changes.
|0-15 Minutes||Introduction and overview of language and discourse processes|
|15-45 Minutes||Discussion of specific discourse, communication, and language changes across the adult lifespan|
|45-55 Minutes||Review of recent empirical evidence differentiating normal changes in language from disease-related changes in language in the older adult|
|55-60 Minutes||Conclusion; Q&A|
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