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On Age and Ageism

Posted: May 12, 2014

Two websites and a new book highlighted in: TEACHING GERONTOLOGY, Apr. 17, 2014 (H.R. Moody, Editor)

[Two websites:]

AGEISM: For a comprehensive guide to websites on issues related to age and ageism, visit Dr. Albert Benschop's website. [Dr. Benschop is based at the Social and Behaviors Studies dept. at University of Amsterdam.]

TEACHING AGING TO THE YOUNG: See Erin Lamb's article on "Introducing Age Studies to Traditional-Aged Undergraduates."

[New book:]

“The Upside of Aging: How Long Life is Changing the World of health, Work, Innovation, Policy and Purpose” – edited by Paul H. Irving (President of the Milkin Institute). Aging is more than demographics, dependency ratios, and rising healthcare costs. To learn more about the “upside,” check this book; an overview is posted online.