Getting Older (for people who don't want to talk about it)

Getting Older (for people who don't want to talk about it)
The Somerset Emotional Wellbeing Podcast
Getting Older (for people who don't want to talk about it)
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Episode 48 September 14, 2021 00:25:47

Show Notes

Welcome to the Somerset Emotional Wellbeing (SEW) podcast!

In this episode, Getting Older (for people who don’t want to talk about it)", our hosts Dr. Andrew Tresidder and Dr. Peter Bagshaw are joined by Dr. Lucy Pollock, an author and Consultant specialising in caring for the elderly and frail for Somerset NHS Foundation Trust to discuss ageing in detail.

During the conversation, they discuss Lucy’s excellent book “The Book About Getting Older (for people who don’t want to talk about it), how getting older doesn’t necessarily mean slowing down and what you can do to help people who are starting to struggle as they get older.

The SEW podcast is a free weekly show hosted by Dr. Andrew Tresidder and Dr. Peter Bagshaw. In each episode, the doctors discuss a different topic related to mental and emotional wellbeing and often invite expert guests to join them in conversation. The show is aimed at the people of Somerset and beyond; the advice and guidance provided should apply to anybody who needs it, whenever they need it.

All episodes of SEW are now available to listen to free through Spotify, Apple Podcasts, Deezer, Google Podcasts, Amazon Podcasts, Somerset Emotional Wellbeing or wherever you get your podcasts!

We’d like to hear from you! If you would like to let us know what you think of the show, or to suggest guests and topics for us to cover, please get in touch with us by emailing: [email protected]

Thank you for listening, see you next time!

Please note: The opinions expressed in this podcast are those of the speakers. They do not purport to reflect the opinions or views of the NHS or any other organisation unless expressly stated

 

The Book About Getting Older (for people who don’t want to talk about it)Dr. Lucy Pollock’s critically acclaimed book, out now through Penguin books. You can also buy the book through Amazon here

 

You can follow Dr. Lucy Pollock on Twitter here

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