Lesson 2 - Bust the Aging Myths

Activities for Lesson Two

1) Keep your eyes and ears open for negative myths about aging that come across in the media (newspapers, magazines, radio, TV, movies, music, ads, commercials etc.) or in conversations around you.
2) Work on countering these myths with what you believe is actually true or with a relevant positive aspect of aging.
3) Select a role model who is older than you. Describe the characteristics of your role model that you respect and want to emulate as you grow older.
4) What is the most important myth you have about aging that you feel needs to be challenged?


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