Perspective of Aging Paper 113008

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Perspective of Aging Paper 1 Perspective of Aging Paper Becky Dillow University of Phoenix HCS/433 Instructor: Tricia Tran, LMFT November 30, 2008
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Perspective of Aging Paper 2 Perspective of Aging Paper It is almost human nature for people to stereotype other people. The public has an almost inherent gift of believing how certain people should be based on age, race, sex and even right down to the clothes they wear and how they look. This is one act of prejudice that crosses all lines of people. This type of stereotyping also happens to people as they age. Seniors are portrayed in certain ways that can stereotype them. This paper will review 3 different types of media and how they portray or stereotype the aging population or seniors. The first type of media outlet would be television shows. When watching the television it is noticeable that this is a perfect case of ageism. Watching a television show called Boston Legal brought up the fact that television is geared more towards the younger generation even though the seniors make up the majority of the people that watch television. They are retired and have more time than the younger people however when it comes to
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This note was uploaded on 06/30/2011 for the course HCA 230 taught by Professor Health during the Spring '02 term at University of Phoenix.

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