Tag: myths about aging

What Causes Age Stereotypes – Three Things

Forever Young on TV Land Does a Good Job at Debunking Myths and Promoting Cross-Generation Learning Princeton University psychology professor Susan Fiske and graduate student Michael North conducted research on the challenge society faces to adjust to a graying population and the intergenerational tensions that can arise. While most are...

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United States of Aging Survey Reveals Optimistic Boomers and Seniors

Courtesy NCOA The National Council on Aging (NCOA) in conjunction with United Healthcare sponsored a survey conducted by Penn Schoen Berland that included 2,250 U.S. adults aged 60 and older who shared their perspectives on their own individual readiness for aging as well as their perceptions of their community‰Ûªs resources...

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