International Longevity Center

Summer reading: The language of long-term care

Summer reading: The language of long-term care

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A recent NPR survey of older adults had a not-too-surprising finding: No one likes being referred to as "elderly" or as a "senior."

Butler, champion of seniors' health, dies at 83

Dr. Robert Butler, founding director of the National Institute of Aging and a lifelong seniors' health advocate, died Sunday from complications due to acute leukemia. He was 83.