HDFS 312 Exam #1
Terms in this set (7)
-a form of discrimination against older adults based on their age
-is based on preconceptions and prejudice and not real abilities of an older person
Stereotypes on aging...
-are a set of social beliefs that don't reflect individual aging process
-can lead to agesim
-can isolate and stigmatize older people
-can lead to implicit stereotyping
-can be reflected by the way we talk to, treat, or judge other people
-involves automatic activation of native stereotypes
-can be related to many stereotypes and prejudices (on age, gender, accent, nationally, race, even professional)
-can be measured with Implicit Activation Test (IAT)
-can result in unequal treatment and discrimination
As a result of population aging, the age pyramid of USA is changing from a pyramid to...
Population aging results in a situation where there aren't enough children born to replace the older people who die.
All ethnic groups in the USA experience population aging in the same way
What is true about baby boomers
-Many of them grew up in time of widespread government subsidies in post-war housing and education, and increasing affluence