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.

Stream the episode below, or download the recording via iTunes or Spotify.

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

Links mentioned in the episode

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