The Senior
Thursday, 7 December 2023

Aphasia, when talking is tough but being ignored is tougher

November 14 2023 - 5:00am

Imagine you're at a barbecue and you try to strike up a conversation with a family member or a stranger but they struggle to converse with you and just can't seem to get the words out or understand what you are saying.


Eileen Wood

Senior Journalist

I'm a senior news journalist at The Senior newspaper, the leading publication bringing targeted news on issues affecting older Australians. We cover NSW, Victoria, Queensland, Tasmania, SA and WA. If you have a story idea I would love to hear it. You can email me: or phone The Senior 02-4355-5000, mob. 0487 495 805