What is ageism and why should we avoid it?

Foto de una mujer mayor de espaldas caminando por una calle de tierra en San Pedro de Atacama en Chile.

Not all older people have granddaughters or grandsons, so calling them “grandmas” or “grandpas” is a type of discrimination. This is called ageism, and we explain it to you in this article. By Gabriela Campillo. Let’s start with the definition: Ageism refers to stereotypes, prejudices, and discrimination against people on the basis of age. Is […]