Publication: American Journal of Public Health (AJPH)

Interventions to Reduce Ageism Against Older Adults: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis

From the abstract: “Research has found a strong link between ageism, in the form of negative stereotypes, prejudice, and discrimination toward older people, and risks to their physical and mental health. Little is known, however, about the effectiveness of strategies to reduce ageism. To assess the relative effects of 3 intervention types designed to reduce ageism among youths and adults___education, intergenerational contact, and combined education and intergenerational contact___by conducting a systematic review and meta-analysis.