Gender, Ethnicity and Socio-economic Factors
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...economic factors. Older women are more vulnerable to criticism. Years earlier, may already have suffered from gender inequality, especially in the workplace...
Growing old is an inevitable fact of life. Most people dread it due to a host of reasons which include fears of losing their valued youthful looks, physical strength, good health, vigor and alertness of their thinking. Others fear the reduction or loss of quality of care and affection they presently enjoy with the significant people in their lives
What can make this stage worse is ageism. Butler, the one who coined the term ‘ageism’ originally defined it as the "systematic stereotyping of and discrimination against people becau...