Welcome to Talk of Ages

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           A Web Resource for Integrating Aging Content and Intergenerational Activities into College Classes

Within the next 30 years, the U.S. Census Bureau estimates that the population of adults aged 65 and above will double in size. Despite this significant age shift, the changing age population and its far-reaching implications are often overlooked in college classes. Talk of Ages seeks to be a catalyst for changing this age-deprived state of education by offering college instructors resources for integrating aging content and intergenerational activities into their courses.

                   Please explore these and other “Talk of Ages” resources to find new activities for your classes!

Careers in Aging

Find information on Careers in Aging, Opportunities in Geropsychology, Social Work, and more.
Visit Careers in Aging.

Ageism

View resources for Exploring Ageism in America, Media Takes on Ageism, and Ageism in the Workplace and other contexts.
Visit Ageism.

 

Teaching Tools

Read through Talk of Ages Teaching Briefs, APA Teaching Tips, Essays on Agings, and other tools.
Visit Teaching Tools.

Special Topics

Learn about Aging-Friendly Communities, Alzheimer's Disease, Personality and Aging, Death and Dying, and other topics.
Visit Special Topics.

This initiative was made possible by a grant from the APS Fund for Teaching and Public Understanding of Psychological Science awarded to the RoseMary B. Fuss Center for Research on Aging and Intergenerational Studies.