Ageism and How to Eliminate It

[fa icon="calendar'] Jun 19, 2018 7:30:00 AM / by FirstLantic posted in aging population, ageism, age discrimination, retirement

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We are finally eliminating some of the prejudices associated with race, gender and sexual orientation.  Yet, ageism is alive and well and there doesn’t seem to be any moral outrage against it.  Our cultural and structural disregard for older populations “is almost the last prejudice that we are allowed to have.” says Kathryn Lawler, the director of the Atlanta Regional Commission’s Area Agency on Aging.   This is ironic considering that aging is a universal human experience for those of us lucky enough to have the opportunity to grow older.   

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