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What can be done to overcome ageism in society? Explain

Dec 8th, 2015

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Ageism is defined as stereotyping and discriminating against individuals or a group of people due to their age and prejudice against old people and aging process.


1.  Make active older adults visible and important.

2.  Educate and foster more positive public attitudes about aging. People will take aging positive lowering cases of discrimination. They will also learn to support the aging.

3.  Advance social/health policy to provide incentives for active living at all stages of life. This will make it possible to tackle diseases accompanied with aging and the descrimation accompanying them.

4.  Involve older adults in all aspects of community recreation, planning and civic affairs. This works to show appreciation to old people as well as keeping the busy and usefull.

5.  Consider the full spectrum of older adult interests and needs in program design.This will ensure they are incorporated in social programs thus reducing discrimination and stigmatization

6.  Promote intergenerational physical activity. Physical excercising keeps our body feet and reduces pathologies associated with aging and immobility such as blood pressureand other cardiovascular diseases.


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Dec 9th, 2015

1.  Make active older adults visible and important. This will portray a positive picture of aging making people to change their mind about aging. People will also accept aging basing on the positive picture depicted.

2.  Educate and foster more positive public attitudes about aging. People will take aging positive lowering cases of discrimination. They will also learn to support the aging.

3.  Advance social/health policy to provide incentives for active living at all stages of life. This will make it possible to tackle diseases accompanied with aging and the discrimination accompanying them.

4.  Involve older adults in all aspects of community recreation, planning and civic affairs. This works to show appreciation to old people as well as keeping the busy and useful.

5.  Consider the full spectrum of older adult interests and needs in program design. This will ensure they are incorporated in social programs thus reducing discrimination and stigmatization

6.  Promote intergenerational physical activity. Physical exercising keeps our body feet and reduces pathologies associated with aging and immobility such as blood pressure and other cardiovascular diseases.

  References

1.  Alberta Centre for Active Living. (2002). Authors E. Garcia (Ph.D.) and J.C. Spence (Ph.D.) 2002 Alberta Survey on Physical Activity: A concise report. www.centre4activeliving.ca.

2.  Active Living Coalition for Older Adults. (1999). Moving Through the Years: A Blueprint for Action for Active Living for Older Adults. Ottawa, ON: Health Canada.


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