Ageism: We’ve Met the Enemy (And It’s Us)
Ageism is so ingrained in our culture that we often don’t even notice it. And when older people buy into false stereotypes, the outcomes are detrimental.
When it comes to older people, what stereotypes come immediately to mind?
Frail, weak, slow, clumsy, clueless, confused, forgetful, helpless, unhealthy, unattractive, uncool, and bad at driving.
Whoops, my bad … These are traits I observed in people of all ages while waiting on a flight at the airport (the bad drivers were seen on the way there). Truth is…
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