Ageism, Elder Justice & The Legacy Project

Source: New York City Elder Abuse Center

Published: 2014


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.

Link: Ageism, Elder Justice & The Legacy Project

Topics: Overview/General

Access: Download, Web-based

Intended Use: Self-directed Learning, Teaching Others

Audience: Advocates, Caregivers, Community, Finance, Health Care, Legal/Law Enforcement, Social Services

Level: Basic