Great Myths of Aging looks at the generalizations and stereotypes associated with older people and, with a blend of humor and cutting-edge research, dispels those common myths.
- Reader-friendly structure breaks myths down into categories such as Body, Mind, and Living Contexts; and looks at myths from “Older people lose interest in sex” to “Older people are stingy”
- Explains the origins of myths and misconceptions about aging
- Looks at the unfortunate consequences of anti-aging stereotypes for both the reader and older adults in society
Keywords: Aging & Adult Development, Old, old age, old age stereotypes, aged, aging adults, anti-aging myths, elder, elderly, elderly care, growing old, aging, aging myths, aging stereotypes, senior, seniors, senior moments, senior care, pensioners, retirement, gerontology