Dr Boyd H. Davis is Bonnie E. Cone Professor of Teaching in Applied Linguistics/English and Professor of Gerontology at University of North Carolina – Charlotte. Her fifteen-year longitudinal collection of conversational interviews with persons with Alzheimer’s disease is one cohort in the online digital Carolinas Conversations Collection, sponsored by the National Libraries of Medicine. Her areas of research include sociohistorical approaches to stance, pragmatics and narrative.Dr Jacqueline Guendouzi is the Knights of Babylon Professor of Communication Sciences and Disorders and Interim Department Head of Health and Human Sciences at Southeastern Louisiana University. Her areas of research include discourse analysis, pragmatics, and psycholinguistics in the context of communication disorders. In particular, she is interested in how cognitive deficits in dementia impact language processing.