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Unformatted text preview: more.At the same time they do offer an attractive target for purse snatchers and pickpockets on the street. • Many minority older people live in high-crime neighborhoods and have more exposure to criminals. • Slamming switches a person’s phone to another provider without the owner’s permission. • Cramming occurs when a person gets charged for phone services that he or she never ordered. Page 12 • People with good incomes,married couples,people with a secure pension,and healthy people report some of the greatest life satisfaction in later life. • Research shows that stereotypes exist because of ignorance about later life and the fear of aging.Even positive stereotypes can lead to prejudice and discrimination against older people. Page 13 • The mass media have begun to present more varied images of older people....
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- Spring '10
- Ageism, older people, Elderspeak