To reduce ageist perceptions of older people, we should encourage collectivist norms and the importance of acting for the common good.
Ageism is pervasive and these women are still exceptions in society.
Labels that reflect our gender, racial or age-specific biases can often undermine others.
Locking individuals into the narrative of age as a vulnerability means inevitably creating ageist stereotypes.
It’s not just a problem of leadership – ageing politicians tend to dominate around the world.
Technologies are now ubiquitous in everyday modern life, but ageism means that older adults are excluded from the design of the technologies that they use.
For many men, grey hair is just part of getting older, but for women, going grey can have major consequences.
Universities can support mature students by addressing stigma and ageism, creating a sense of community and adapting programs to suit their multiple roles.
When Maree was given flowers by a TikTok influencer, she felt ‘de-humanised’ and reduced to her age. Here is how benevolent ageism shows up in our society.
Old women remain the butt of jokes; they are some of society’s most marginalised people. But age also invites us to become our most authentic selves, writes Carol Lefevre.
Retirement villages tend to treat older people as a homogeneous group when the reality is they have a hugely diverse range of needs.
Universities can have a role forming age-conscious students: those who aren’t ageist, don’t fear aging and are attuned to the aging process.
Even though the media exposed the negligence that led to so many elderly deaths, it continues to portray old people as faceless and voiceless, contributing to the insidious spread of ageism.
Being age-friendly is not just a matter of responding to the needs of Australia’s ageing population. It will benefit all students and the university as a whole.
Death-friendly communities that welcome mortality might help us live better lives and provide better care for people at the end of their lives.
President-elect Joe Biden has successfully enticed the young into politics. As he approaches his 78th birthday, will he also serve their interests?
Series including Ratched and American Horror Story are sustaining the careers of some of Hollywood’s most talented female stars.
The stigma that dehumanizes people living with dementia is reflected in the toll of COVID-19 in long-term care. Reforming long-term care must challenge this stigma with a new ethic of care.
COVID-19 public health messages often classify ‘elderly neighbours’ as in need of aid, and overlook the substantial contributions, achievements and resources of older people.
Prejudice toward older Americans can impact their physical and emotional health.