Resource: Ageism and Covid-19 with Dr Peta Cook
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This episode is a conversation about Ageism and COVID-19 with Dr Peta Cook, Senior Lecturer at University of Tasmania (Australia) in the Wicking Dementia Research & Education Centre. During COVID-19, discriminate language has been used in relation to younger and older people. Dr Cook explores some of this language, and suggests what we can do about ageism in everyday life.
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image of cover of Australasian Journal on Aging, Volume 40 Issue 3
Counting the costs of ageism: Discrimination and COVID-19
Invited article in Australiasian Journal on Aging about explore the financial, health, personal & social costs of #ageism, how ageism has increased during #COVID19, & the benefits of addressing ageism