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How Does Ageism Affect Older Adults

May 19, 2023

Ageism includes bias, stereotypes, and discrimination based on age and disproportionately impacts older adults.


In this video interview, hosted by Jane Catton, CEO of AgeWell Vermont, you’ll learn

  • different types of ageism
  • common stereotypes about aging
  • how ageism affects older adults
  • 3 steps to take to challenge ageism


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Regina Koepp, PsyD, ABPP

Dr. Regina Koepp is a board certified clinical psychologist, clinical geropsychologist, and founder and director of the Center for Mental Health & Aging: the “go to” place online for mental health and aging. She is currently the lead medical psychologist at University of Vermont Medical Center. Dr. Koepp is a sought after speaker on the topics of mental health and aging, caregiving, ageism, resilience, sexual health and aging, intimacy in the context of life altering Illness, and dementia and sexual expression. Learn more about Dr. Regina Koepp here.