Countering Age-Related Stereotypes
Read about one of the largest centenarian studies conducted in the U.S. at the following Web site:
- The University of Georgia Institute of Gerontology, College of Public Health. Georgia Centenarian Study. Retrieved from http://www.thecampuscommon.com/library/ezproxy/ticketdemocs.asp?sch=auo&turl=http://journals.sagepub.com.libproxy.edmc.edu/doi/pdf/10.2190/8M7H-CJL7-6K5T-UMFV
Create a chart evaluating three age-related stereotypes listing evidence that supports the stereotype (if it exists) and evidence that contradicts the stereotype. Be sure to include references for each stereotype. Present the information in a chart as shown:
Evidence in Support of Stereotype
Evidence that Contradicts Stereotype
Based on your readings and research, describe at least one strategy for creating more positive views of aging in our culture.
Write a 1–2-page paper in Word format and include your chart. Apply APA standards to citation of sources.