Did you know Robert Neil Butler (1927-2010) coined the term “Ageism”? Butler was a graduate of Columbia University and was a physician, gerontologist, psychiatrist, and author who was the director of the National Institute on Aging. Butler was known for his work on the social needs and the rights of older adults and his viewpoint and research on healthy aging.
To learn what Ageism is and how it affects us, you can access our Let’s Stop Ageism Toolkit through our website by clicking here.
Click here to access Age Friendly Tools through our website.
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