Type of Content: News
Resource Title: Ageism and Age Stereotyping During COVID-19
Publication Title: INSIGHTS Virtual Lectures Newcastle University
Publish Date: May 21, 2020
As the COVID-19 crisis unfolds, older people – as a population group judged to be at heightened risk of infection and premature death – have become a major focus for policymakers, media commentators and community action. However, responses to the crisis have also been characterised by ageism and a reinforcement of negative representations of ageing and later life. This lecture considers key consequences of society’s response to COVID-19 for older people and solidarity between generations.
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