Stereotypes Of Older Adults

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I do think as a society we judge older adults. I think everyone does this. Even though they do not dwell on the thought. I think everyone first initial thought is the on their personality or abilities of older adults. I think this is a natural thought that comes to mind of young adults. People act differently towards older adults than they do younger ones. People judge older adults on how they look and form a judgment on their capabilities and the type of person they are. But older adults can surprise you. That is why it is important not to judge a book by its cover. Young adults stereotype older adult;s with slow cognitive functioning. A big stereotype of older adults that they do not have the best reasoning. Cavanaugh and Blanchard-Fields
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