1. Beginning the Conversation About Ageism

    ... of growth filled with opportunity. The word for this is “ageism,” which, like other ‘isms’ around race and sex, ... organizations are beginning to address the challenges of ageism. Even “Camp Aging Insurrection,” a gathering ... LeadingAge’s new vision is “An America freed from ageism.” The challenge, as CEO Katie Sloan sees it, is to ...

  2. Ageism Resources

    ... to create positive interactions with older adults. Anti-Ageism Quick Guide This quick guide is designed to help ... Roberta Jacobsen, and listens to your voicemails about ageism. Beginning the Conversation about Ageism In this November 2016 LeadingAge article , Jane ...

  3. Combating Ageism So We Can Age Out Loud

    Since then, I’ve had countless conversations about ageism with members and thought partners. Among the many ... learned from those conversations, is that terms like ageism prompt a range of responses—some people don’t see ... and still others are working every day to disrupt ageism in their life and their work. All of those ...

  4. Understanding the Ageism Around Us

    ... LeadingAge members are now focused on the challenges of ageism, as voiced in the organization’s new mission statement. But what exactly is ageism, and how can it be addressed? Here is a look at a ... a new understanding of older adulthood.   Understanding Ageism David Gehm is president and CEO of Wellspring Lutheran ...

  5. Ageism: A Global Challenge

    ... no more evident than in the phenomenon of aging and ageism. In developing and developed countries alike, ... of organizations are working at many levels to combat ageism in most corners of the globe.   Ageism Across the Globe Alana Officer is a senior health ...

  6. Ageism and Workforce Education

    ... their teams toward a healthy workplace culture free of ageism and focused on the full potential of their clients. ... toward aging, sees 3 keys to educating a workforce about ageism. First, she recommends an onboarding process to help ... has a long way to go in understanding the effects of ageism. Beshwate is the managing director of operations at ...

  7. Ageism in America: A Roundtable

    ... Society on Aging (ASA)  hosted a community roundtable “Ageism in America: Reframing Its Issues and Impacts.” ... new research and potential policy ideas to combat ageism. “We must make it socially unacceptable to have ageism,”  said John Feather, CEO of Grantmakers in Aging. ...

  8. Join Us For #WhatIsAgeism Awareness Week

    ... #WhatIsAgeism, a week-long campaign to build awareness of ageism, and promote our vision, an America Freed from Ageism. Observe #WhatIsAgeism Awareness Week by sharing information and stories about ageism, learning how to spot and address ageism in your life, ...

  9. Ageism Workshop

    40-P. Ageism Workshop: Taking Steps toward a New Vision Sunday, ... advocates encounter barriers daily. Like racism or sexism, ageism is evident in countless aspects of our lives. This half-day program will delve into the many ways ageism manifests itself in our work and how taking steps ...

  10. Ageism: Three Perspectives

    ... Language and Examining Attitudes by Lynn Szender I think ageism crops up in our work in many areas. Lynn Szender The ... some language that leapt out at me as subtly communicating ageism. For example, when discussing our memory support unit ... challenges is a big factor in the manifestation of ageism—but it’s not about blame. After all, they’ve ...

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