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Month: October 2016

How to avoid the Ageism Trap

You may be practicing ageism and not even realize it. Ageism (also spelled “agism”), is the stereotyping and discriminating against individuals or groups on the basis of their age, either consciously or unconsciously.  This article, 44 Shocking Ageism Statistics, points out that discrimination against the elderly is accepted and normal in our society, reinforced by social media and the news media.  So don’t beat yourself up if you realize that you do it too …it’s normal. But, there’s a real…