Watch at least three TV programs that have older adults in them. At least one of the programs should be from a different decade so that you can compare how older adults are represented today compared to in the past. Answer the questions below.
- What television programs did you watch? For each TV show, include the year it was released or first ran
- Describe how older adults were portrayed in the programs you viewed.
- Did the portrayal of older adults conform to our stereotype of aging? Why or why not?
- Did the programs portray aging in a positive or negative way? Explain.
- Do you think the programs you viewed presented a realistic portrayal of aging? Explain.
Your submission should be 3-4 double spaced pages with one-inch margins using Times New Roman 12-point font.