Judy Woodruff: Carey Candrian is a Colorado-based social scientist. She’s spent much of her career investigating how health care can be compromised if an open discussion with patients about what and who matters most to them is avoided.
Tonight, she offers her Brief But Spectacular take on reimagining the language we use in health care, especially around elderly LGBTQ members.
Carey Candrian: Think about the script we all get in health care. Are you married? Do you have kids?
And now think how isolating and silencing that script can be when you don’t fit. I think the language we use