ERIC Number: ED273810
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1986
Reference Count: 0
Stereotypes of Aging. Module A-2. Block A. Basic Knowledge of the Aging Process.
Harvey, Dexter; Cap, Orest
This instructional module on stereotypes of aging is one in a block of 10 modules designed to provide the human services worker who works with older adults with basic information regarding the aging process. An introduction provides an overview of the module content. A listing of general objectives follows. Three sections present informative material on each of the three objectives. Topics are mental pictures, relationship of mental pictures to stereotypes, and stereotypes of aging (aging, nonproductivity, disengagement, inflexibility, senility, serenity, and sexuality). Other contents include a summary and listings of selected readings and additional resources. (YLB)
Descriptors: Adult Programs, Age Discrimination, Aging (Individuals), Behavioral Objectives, Gerontology, Human Services, Learning Modules, Older Adults, Service Occupations, Social Services, Staff Development, Stereotypes
Faculty of Education, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada R3T 2N2.
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Learner
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Students; Practitioners
Sponsor: Department of National Health and Welfare, Ottawa (Ontario).
Authoring Institution: Manitoba Univ., Winnipeg. Faculty of Education.
Note: For related documents, see CE 045 027-037.