3 October 22
Welcome to Day 3 of Older Adult Mental Health Awareness Week!
Today's theme is Ageism and we are pleased to share the following message of support from IPA Board member and Board Chair of ILC-Canada, Dr Kiran Rabheru:
- The American Journal of Geriatric Psychiatry October 2021, Volume 29 Issue 10 - Combating Ageism, Mentalism and Ableism: It's time for a United Nations Convention on the Human Rights of Older Persons
This issue is openly available at: www.ajgponline.org
- International Psychogeriatrics, Published online: 26 May 2022, pp. 1-4 An international consensus statement on the benefits of reframing aging and mental health conditions in a culturally inclusive and respectful manner
- World Health Organization (WHO): Global Report on Ageism
- World Health Organization (WHO): Quick guide to avoid ageism in communication
- World Health Organization (WHO): Global Campaign to Combat Ageism - Toolkit
- AP News Article: Older people left out as UN speeches repeatedly invoke young
- Video: Why Does Ageism in the Workplace Happen, and How can we prevent it?
- Video: Ageism in the Workplace
- Video: Global Campaign to Combat Ageism - #AWorld4AllAges [a really fantastic resource]
- Video: Ageism towards older people – Motion Graphics
- Video: Combating Ageism – podcast
- Article: Ageism and the State of Older People With Mental Conditions During the Pandemic and Beyond: Manifestations, Etiology, Consequences, and Future Directions
- Article: Reducing the Burden of Ageism, Mentalism, and Ableism: Transforming the Narrative for Older Persons With Mental Health Conditions and Psychosocial Disability
- Article: Navigating the Perfect Storm of Ageism, Mentalism, and Ableism: A Prevention Model
- Article: Is Suicide the End Point of Ageism and Human Rights Violations?
- Article: The Spectrum of Ageism, Mentalism, and Ableism: Expressions of a Triple Jeopardy