The Problem of Ageism

What is Ageism?

4 Types of Ageism

Institutional Ageism

Interpersonal Ageism

Explicit Ageism

Implicit Ageism

The Negative Consequences of Ageism

  • Shorter lifespan
  • Lack of quality social relationships
  • Increased mental illness
  • Physical illness
  • Cognitive impairment

Ways to Fight Ageism

  • Speak up and don’t let anyone minimize your voice.
  • Stay mentally and physically active.
  • Be as independent as possible.
  • Exercise for improved physical and mental health.
  • Volunteer.
  • Socialize with younger people.
  • Stay positive.

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