Six Propositions against Ageism in the COVID-19 Pandemic.

Volume: 32, Pages: 515 - 525
Published: Jun 3, 2020
Abstract
The risk of developing severe illness from COVID-19 and of dying from it increases with age. This statistical association has led to numerous highly problematic policy suggestions and comments revealing underlying ageist attitudes and promoting age discrimination. Such attitudes are based on negative stereotypes on the health and functioning of older adults. As a result, the lives of older people are disvalued, including in possible triage...
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Title
Six Propositions against Ageism in the COVID-19 Pandemic.
DOI
Published Date
Jun 3, 2020
Journal
Volume
32
Pages
515 - 525
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