was held May 16 & 17, 2018
Director of Centre on Aging
University of Manitoba
Re-framing Aging – MIchelle addressed the surprising ways that others interpret our words and help us find new ways to get the message across.
(Seniors Advocate BC)
Isobel addressed Ageism in the Medical System.
Other topics that were addressed are:
Media and Ageism
Recognizing our own Ageism
Personal Experiences of Aging – an amazing variety
How do WE move beyond Ageism
1. Become aware of the different aspects of ageism in our society
2. Consider how ageism effects older adults
3. Explain how ageist attitudes are communicated
4. Consider strategies to move beyond ageism to Age Is – positive images of aging