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By Susan M. Hillier, Georgia M. Barrow

ISBN-10: 0495811661

ISBN-13: 9780495811664

Within the coming years, figuring out senior electorate should be extra very important than it really is ever been. Are you prepared? getting older, the person, AND SOCIETY introduces you to gerontology in a compassionate approach that is helping you know them and know the way to paintings with them. it truly is balanced among educational and sensible discussions, and choked with learn instruments. That method, you will ace the category and be prepared for the longer term!

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Have the same conversation with a few of the youngest people you know. How do the responses of the young people compare to the responses of the older adults? 3. Ask several young adults how many older people they have spent time with over the last week. Ask several older adults how many young people they’ve spent time with over the last week or month. Do you find evidence of age segregation? S. Bureau of the Census. Go to Bureau of the Census Current Population Reports, and locate data on the number of people over 65 in your home state.

Hating or resenting any person or groups of people for any reason, but especially on the basis of a trait such as age, is both ignorant and unfair. Positive and Negative Stereotypes Tuckman and Lorge (1953) were among the first gerontologists to study stereotypes. Using a list of statements with which subjects were asked to agree or disagree, they found that old people were perceived as being set in their ways, unproductive, a burden to their children, stubborn, grouchy, lonely, “rocking-chair types,” and in their second childhood.

Ing economic burdens, and the need for changes in social policy have resulted. The need to address the issues of an aging nation is upon us. Gerontologists believe that ageism can be ameliorated through education and the changing health and lifestyle of the “new” elderly, who are more healthy and vigorous than the population of elders preceding them. The United States is aging; so too are most other developed countries, globally. As national economies become more global, so too do population pyramids begin to approximate each other.

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