Attitudes and images of ageing

Learning record

Date: 23 February 2019


Studied the following SCIE e-learning activity:

Attitudes and images of ageing

e-Learning series:An introduction to the mental health of older people

Learning aims:

These materials raise awareness of:

  • some main differences between society's images and beliefs about ageing and later life and the aspirations and attitudes of older people
  • the impact of stereotypes of ageing and old age on older people's lives
  • the evidence for widely held beliefs about poverty in old age

Estimated online study time: 40-60 minutes