Facts and Fictions About an Aging America
John (Jack) W. Rowe, Lisa F Berkman, Robert Binstock, Axel Boersch-Supan, John Cacioppo, Laura L. Carstensen, Dana Goldman, Linda Fried, James Jackson, Martin Kohli, Jay Olshansky, John Rother
Contexts, Vol. 8 no. 4
Sociologists and others studying aging in the U.S. uncover myths that dominate public perceptions of the elderly. Educating our society about the facts on aging is a necessary step to ensure that future policies will promote a more equitable and productive America for all ages.