Ageism, Elder Justice & The Legacy Project
Source: New York City Elder Abuse Center
This new podcast features an interview with sociologist Karl Pillemer, PhD, a Professor of Human Development at Cornell University and Professor of Gerontology in Medicine at Weill Cornell Medical College. In this podcast, Dr. Pillemer draws on his years of work in the fields of aging and elder abuse to illustrate the severity of ageism in our society, point to ways ageism holds back our attempts to create elder justice and describe how his Legacy Project can be used in preventing ageism.
Access: Download, Web-based
Intended Use: Self-directed Learning, Teaching Others
Audience: Advocates, Caregivers, Community, Finance, Health Care, Legal/Law Enforcement, Social Services