So, how old is too old: A forced reflection on the meaning of old age

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dc.contributor.author Sellers, Debra M.
dc.date.accessioned 2009-08-28T19:37:25Z
dc.date.available 2009-08-28T19:37:25Z
dc.date.issued 2009-08-28T19:37:25Z
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/2097/1698
dc.description.abstract This first person narrative details an illuminating and personal insight that transpired for the author, a gerontologist. Her attitudes about growing older, the meaning of old age, and implicit ageist views are challenged during a chance encounter. This insight occurred in the most unlikely place—a racetrack—and during a time when she was certainly “off duty” as a gerontologist and thus, perhaps, most unprepared for the consequences of the interaction. The author is forced to reflect upon her own life and old age future, and is able to find serenity and peace in that vision. en_US
dc.rights This is an electronic version of an article published in Journal of Aging, Humanities, and the Arts, 1932-5622, Volume 3, Issue 2, 2009, Pages 140 – 143. Journal of Aging, Humanities, and the Arts is available online at: http://www.informaworld.com with the open URL of your article which would be the following address; http://www.informaworld.com/openurl?genre=article&issn=1932-5614 &volume=3&issue=2&spage=140 en_US
dc.subject Ageism en_US
dc.subject Attitudes en_US
dc.subject Old age en_US
dc.title So, how old is too old: A forced reflection on the meaning of old age en_US
dc.type Article (author version) en_US
dc.date.published 2009 en_US
dc.citation.doi 10.1080/19325610802368773 en_US
dc.citation.epage 143 en_US
dc.citation.issue 2 en_US
dc.citation.jtitle Journal of aging, humanities, and the arts en_US
dc.citation.spage 140 en_US
dc.citation.volume 3 en_US
dc.contributor.authoreid dsellers en_US


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