Author Archive: Kathy Sporre

Ageism: Aging Is Not A Disease

Five of a nine-part series of articles on ageism. “Ageism is a deep and often-unconscious prejudice against the old, an attitude that permeates American culture. It is a particularly apparent and especially damaging frame of mind that surfaces all too often in healthcare settings where older patients predominate. Like other patterns of bias – such …

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