6G: Ageism: Wow! Who Knew?

Dee Dee Haines, DMin; MDiv

Prepare to be surprised when learning about how the facts on the ground about life over 65 vary greatly from the myths,
prejudices and stereotypes that are culturally perpetuated about our aging population. Experience how to develop a critical lens for viewing those whose age differs from your own.

By the end of the session, learners will be able to:

  • Comprehend the nature and complexity of ageism and the psycho-social and spiritual impact it has on our wider communities
  • Articulate some possible alternatives for how we approach relationship with those whose age may be different than our own
  • Be self-aware of how ageism is at work in own world view