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Fighting Stereotypes

A PBS article, Children and  Media, highlights 7 Ways to Fight Stereotypes. This list does include stereotypes about age which is  frequently left out of many lists of “isms” such as racism. Avoiding race and gender stereotypes are often mentioned … Continue reading

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Research on Age Stereotypes

Last week I was privileged to meet the Yale University scientist who, along with the late Dr. Gene Cohen, sparked my own small effort to change children’s attitudes to aging. Becca Levy, Ph.D., an associate professor of epidemiology and psychology, … Continue reading

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As We Age: The Power of Our Beliefs

What is easier than enticing young children to eat more vegetables, and even better for their health? Actually, simply changing the way they think about aging could help them live longer and better. A recent article in the New York … Continue reading

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