Tag Archive | "old"


Ageism Seen @Twitter During #COVID19

The COVID-19 pandemic has created a perfect storm ageism on social media. Public discourse and negative sentiment were found on nearly one out of five Twitter posts related to older adults and COVID-19.

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Perceptions Of Old Age Change As We Age

Does life really begin at 40? Is 50 the new 30? For people in these age groups, the answer appears to be yes.

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Don’t chalk it up to ‘growing old’ if this happens to you

Peoples’ bodies do change as they get on in years. But this is a gradual process. Fatigue, weakness and depression, among several other common concerns, aren’t to-be-expected consequences of growing older.

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Do risk factors for breast cancer change with age?

Breast cancer is the most common cancer among women in the United States, with more than 230,000 diagnoses each year.

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Older men cling to 1950s, ’60’s blueprint of masculinity

As men age, they continue to follow dominant ideas of masculinity learned as youth, leaving them unprepared for the assaults of old age.

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Why is our generation underrepresented in film?

Older people are significantly underrepresented in movies and often are the butt of ageist jokes.

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