Everyone, should know how we will age. And if you are far from thinking about aging, like in your 20’s or 30’s, then you should be prepared with facts about what growing older might entail.
I have found a simple booklet with questions that many older adults ask. Like, if my family member has Alzheimer’s Disease, will I get it? Or, when am I too old to drive?
Download the booklet and check out the answers to these questions and many others.
Take the quiz and differentiate facts about aging and myths or biases about aging.
To give you a head start…Are older adults involved in more car accidents?
Yes or No
Take the quiz and find your answers
Can ageism or biases harm our patients? The answer is yes! Read the article in Nursing2015 entitled Can being ageist harm your older adult patients? by Kayler-Debrew. (Due to copyright concerns you will need to access this article through a school or health care library).