Ageism: Assuming is for the birds.

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What is ageism exactly?

  • a type of discrimination that involves prejudice against people based upon their age.
  • Similar to racism and sexism, ageism involves holding negative stereotypes about people of different ages. (1)
AGING 101: Pt 12 Fight Ageism

It's expanding..

The term ageism was first used by gerontologist Robert N. Butler to describe the discrimination of older adults. Today, the term is often applied to any type of age-based discrimination, whether it involves prejudice against children, teenagers, adults or senior-citizens. (1)
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Feelings do NOT have an age limit.

Ageism sucks

Info to know.

Adults (30+) on a scale of 1-10

  • will 8x out of 10 automatically assume in incidents dealing with wrecks, theft, or anything illegal that including two or more parties where there was a significant age gap, believe the older party or parties before the younger one or ones.

Say No To Ageism
Everyone has the right to be.