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ageism in U.S. culture

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Ageism is defined as prejudice held against an individual based upon their age. Such prejudice is typically based upon stereotypes within the culture. Based upon your own experience do you think there is ageism in U.S. culture and can you suggest both the type of prejudices that might be out there and how they impact older adults and the rest of us as well?

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Yes, I do strongly sense ageism in my own experiences and deem it as quite prevalent in overall American culture. Since I lived in Asia for 5 years, where elderly ...

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This solution briefly debates the extent of ageism in U.S. culture.

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