Type of Content: Research

Subtype: Report

Resource Title: Everyday Ageism and Health

Publication Title: National Poll on Healthy Aging (University of Michigan)

Publish Date: July 13, 2020

Ageism refers to discrimination, prejudice, and stereotyping based on age. Age-based discrimination in employment, housing, and health care can negatively affect older adults’ health and well-being. Older adults may also experience ageism in their day-to-day lives through interpersonal interactions and exposure to ageist beliefs, assumptions, and stereotypes. These forms of everyday ageism may also be harmful to health. In December 2019, the University of Michigan National Poll on Healthy Aging asked a national sample of adults age 50–80 about their experiences with different forms of everyday ageism, positive views on aging, and health

Everyday Ageism and Health

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