Own philosophy of aging
Discuss your own philosophy of aging. When do you think a person becomes elderly? What do you think of older people? Are they active, senile, debilitated, etc.? Give a description of an elderly person that you know.
Watch at least 60 minutes of TV, focusing on the depiction of older adults. Analyze and discuss TV programming in the context of at least two of the following:
Portrayal of elderly characters
Conflict in relation to the older population
Aging stereotypes or myths
Cultural diversity in relation to quality of care
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Before the end of the week, begin commenting on at least 2 of your peers’ responses. You can ask questions or respond generally to the overall experience. Be objective, clear, and concise. Always use constructive language, even in criticism, to work toward the goal of positive progress. All comments should be posted to the below Discussion Area.