Ageism Discussion 1


Respond to these questions, including references to your readings on ageism.

  • What is one example of ageism that you have witnessed in healthcare?
  • How do you think ageism affects older adults?
  • What do you think nurses can do to stop ageism in healthcare settings?
  • Compare  the Long-term health care cost burden of older adults in the United  States with other countries such as Canada, Germany, or the United  Kingdom (pick one country). Who bears the burden of the long-term health  care cost of the older adult?