Tuesday, August 20, 2019


Ageism, or stereotyping and judging on the basis of age, is a worldwide problem. No one is born ageist; ageism is an attitude fostered by society and has a host of negative consequences. Do your research and discover what it entails and write an essay concerning the issue.
Familiarize yourself with the issue
·         Ageism Towards Older People - Motion Graphics https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MqhEEAgyKZk
Reading material to make notes on
·         Are you ready? What you need to know about ageing https://www.who.int/world-health-day/2012/toolkit/background/en/index3.html
·         Ageism https://www.who.int/ageing/ageism/en/
Also click: Frequently asked questions about ageism and 10 misconceptions about ageing
·         Ageing in America: Ageism and General Attitudes Towards Growing Old and the Elderly https://file.scirp.org/pdf/JSS_2017081414465032.pdf
Videos to watch and take notes from
·         The harmful effects of ageism https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dnp3T4Yzaws
·         Lets end ageism https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WfjzkO6_DEI
·         Rethinking age and ageism https://www.coursera.org/lecture/ageing/2-age-and-ageism-yCRES