Florida National University Ageism Misconceptions Discussion
Ageism is a concept introduced decades ago and is defined as “the prejudices and stereotypes that are applied to older people sheerly on the basis of their age…” (Butler, Lewis, & Sutherland, 1991).
- What are some common misconceptions you have heard or believed about older adults?
- What can you do to dispel these myths?
For all DQs: Please abide by APA 7th edition format in your writing.
Answers should be 2-3 Paragraphs made up of 3-4 sentences each, at least 250 words (more or less) in length.
AND, please use your assigned textbook as, at least, one reference, or 10 points will be deducted.
Eliopoulos, Charlotte; Gerontological Nursing (9th Ed. 2018). Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
ISBN: 978-0-06-000038-7 (9780060000387)