Description/explanation of the relationship between Covid and ageism etc. etc.
Ageism has been exacerbated by the COVID-19 pandemic. Below are a small sampling of articles on ageism during the pandemic.
Apriceno, M., Lytle, A., Monahan, C., Macdonald, J., & Levy, S. R. (2021). Prioritizing Health Care and Employment Resources During COVID-19: Roles of Benevolent and Hostile Ageism. The Gerontologist, 61(1), 98-102. doi: 10.1093/geront/gnaa165.
Ayalon, L., Zisberg, A., Cohn-Schwartz, E., Cohen-Mansfield, J., Perel-Levin, S., & Siegal, E. B. A. (2020). Long-term care settings in the times of COVID-19: challenges and future directions. International psychogeriatrics, 32(10), 1239-1243. doi: 10.1017/S1041610220001416.
Barrett, A. E., Michael, C., & Padavic, I. (2020). Calculated Ageism: Generational Sacrifice as a Response to the COVID-19 Pandemic. The Journals of Gerontology: Series B. doi: 10.1093/geronb/gbaa132.
Bergman, Y. S., Cohen-Fridel, S., Shrira, A., Bodner, E., & Palgi, Y. (2020). COVID-19 health worries and anxiety symptoms among older adults: the moderating role of ageism. International psychogeriatrics, 32(11), 1371-1375. doi: 10.1017/S1041610220001258.
Cohn-Schwartz, E., & Ayalon, L. (2020). Societal views of older adults as vulnerable and a burden to society during the COVID-19 outbreak: Results from an Israeli nationally representative sample. The Journals of Gerontology: Series B. doi: 10.1093/geronb/gbaa150.
Fraser, S., Lagacé, M., Bongué, B., Ndeye, N., Guyot, J., Bechard, L., Garcia, L., Taler, V., Adam, S., Beaulieu, M., Bergeron, C. D., Boudjemadi, V., Desmette, D., Donizzetti, A. R., Éthier, S., Garon, S., Gillis, M., Levasseur, M., Lortie-Lussier, M., … Tougas, F. (2020). Ageism and COVID-19: what does our society’s response say about us? Age and Ageing, 49(5), 692–695. doi: 10.1093/ageing/afaa097.
Kornadt, A. E., Albert, I., Hoffmann, M., Murdock, E., & Nell, J. (2021). Perceived Ageism During the Covid-19-Crisis Is Longitudinally Related to Subjective Perceptions of Aging. Frontiers in Public Health, 9, 679711. doi: 10.3389/fpubh.2021.679711.
Lichtenstein, B. (2021). From “Coffin Dodger” to “Boomer Remover”: Outbreaks of Ageism in Three Countries With Divergent Approaches to Coronavirus Control. The Journals of Gerontology. Series B, Psychological Sciences and Social Sciences, 76(4), e206–e212. doi: 10.1093/geronb/gbaa102.
Lytle, A., Macdonald, J., Apriceno, M., Monahan, C., & Levy, S. R. (2020). Pre-pandemic Ageism Toward Older Adults Predicts Behavioral Intentions During the COVID-19 Pandemic. The Journals of Gerontology: Series B. Published online 2020 Oct 29. doi: 10.1093/geronb/gbaa210.
Meisner, B. A. (2020). Are you OK, Boomer? Intensification of ageism and intergenerational tensions on social media amid COVID-19. Leisure Sciences, 1-6. doi: 10.1080/01490400.2020.1773983.
Monahan, C., Macdonald, J., Lytle, A., Apriceno, M., & Levy, S.R. (2020). COVID-19 and ageism: How positive and negative responses impact older adults and society. American Psychologist, 75(7), 887-896. doi: 10.1037/amp0000699.
Previtali, F., Allen, L. D., & Varlamova, M. (2020). Not only virus spread: The diffusion of ageism during the outbreak of COVID-19. Journal of Aging & Social Policy, 32(4-5), 506-514. doi: 10.1080/08959420.2020.1772002.
Reynolds, L. (2020). The COVID-19 pandemic exposes limited understanding of ageism. Journal of Aging & Social Policy, 32(4-5), 499-505. doi: 10.1080/08959420.2020.1772003.
Sipocz, D., Freeman, J. D., & Elton, J. (2020). “A Toxic Trend?”: Generational Conflict and Connectivity in Twitter Discourse Under the# BoomerRemover Hashtag. The Gerontologist. doi: 10.1093/geront/gnaa177.
Skipper, A. D., & Rose, D. J. (2021). #BoomerRemover: COVID-19, ageism, and the intergenerational twitter response. Journal of Aging Studies, 57, 100929. doi: 10.1016/j.jaging.2021.100929.
Xiang, X., Lu, X., Halavanau, A., Xue, J., Sun, Y., Lai, P. H. L., & Wu, Z. (2021). Modern Senicide in the Face of a Pandemic: An Examination of Public Discourse and Sentiment About Older Adults and COVID-19 Using Machine Learning. The Journals of Gerontology. Series B, Psychological Sciences and Social Sciences, 76(4), e190–e200. doi: 10.1093/geronb/gbaa128.
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