Lesson 2: Social, Economic, & Cultural Influences on Aging

Learning Objectives

  1. Define ageism
  2. Describe the cultural differences and considerations needed when working with different generations of older adults
  3. Identify cultural perspectives on aging and the impact on older adult clients
  4. Explain how the risks of isolation can affect health outcomes for older adults
  5. Identify factors that may indicate abuse, exploitation, or neglect of older adults



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