Getting older with Dr Lucy Pollock
Dr Lucy Pollock, a geriatrician and author, joins Liz for a candid chat about ageing. Lucy explains why the ageing process is something to be celebrated and not a conversation to be avoided. She discusses the challenges related to growing older – including cognitive decline. Lucy also shares her tips for approaching difficult conversations with loved ones about ageing and death.
Inside the episode
- Lucy’s background
- What is geriatric medicine?
- Loneliness and isolation in older age
- Broaching difficult subjects with loved ones
- Driving in older age
- Cognitive impairment
- What we can do to help our brains