Just got these on a work quiz. So which of these hilarious stereotypes do you fall into, old men and women of dis?
Most older people live in institutions
Retirement is less difficult for women than it is for men
Alzheimer’s disease is to be expected with old age
Older workers are less productive than younger workers
Old people repeat the same stories over and over
Sickness and disability come with old age
Older people cannot learn
Older people are more fearful of death than are younger people
Old people are sweet and kind and at peace with the world
Old people are weak and helpless
Old people have no interest in or capacity for sexual activity.
Old people are forgetful, boring and forgetful
Old people are unproductive
Old people are grouchy and cantankerous
Old women are a burden on everyone
Old age begins at 50
Old people do not have feelings
Old people are past being consulted about anything – even their own lives.
The majority of older people are set in their ways, unable to change
The majority of older people view themselves as being in poor health
The majority of older people are lonely and are isolated from their families
The majority of older peoples' families are glad to see less of them