ETH/125 Aging and Disability Worksheet
Identify 2 or 3 issues faced by the aging population.
Answer the following questions in 100 to 200 words each. Provide citations for all the sources you use.
What is ageism? How does
ageism influence the presence of diversity in society?
- What is the Age Discriminitation in Employment Act (ADEA)? How does the ADEA address issues for the aging population?
- What is being done to address the issues you identified?
- Is the number of aging population expected to rise in numbers or decrease?
- What types of legislation may or may not be affected by the aging population?
- How does poverty affect the aging population?
Answer the following questions in 100 to 200 words
each. Provide citations for all the sources you use.
What does the ADA provide for people with disabilities?
- How have people with disabilities been treated in the past?
- How has the attitude toward people with disabilities changed over time?
- What are some unique circumstances or issues encountered by people with disabilities?
- What is being done to address those issues?
- What types of legislation have been introduced to address issues faced by people with disabilities?