Scientific Watch and summaries

This section suggests a selection of international publications on mistreatment of older adults that have been published since 2007. A scientific literature review is carried out every six months in order to regularly enhance this reference list.

Please note that in order to view most of these articles, you must access the magazine’s website and pay a fee. Where possible, there’s a link to the PDF of the article (through the Download button) which allows you to view it at no cost. If you are part of an educational institution or that your organization offers a library service (e.g. some CISSSs), they may have already subscribed to these journals and they allow free access from a computer workstation in the facility.

Apriceno, M., Lytle, A., Monahan, C., Macdonald, J., & Levy, S. R. (2021). Prioritizing Health Care and Employment Resources During COVID-19: Roles of Benevolent and Hostile Ageism. Gerontologist, 61(1), 98–102.
Themes: Ageism* and covid-19*
Cooney, C., Minahan, J., & Siedlecki, K. L. (2021). Do Feelings and Knowledge About Aging Predict Ageism? Journal of Applied Gerontology : The Official Journal of the Southern Gerontological Society, 40(1), 28–37.
Themes: Ageism*
Gendron, T., Cimarolli, V. R., Inker, J., Rhodes, A., Hennessa, A., & Stone, R. (2021). The efficacy of a video-based intervention to reduce ageism among long-term services and supports staff. Gerontology & Geriatrics Education, 1–15.
Graf, A. S., & Knepple Carney, A. (2021). Ageism as a Modifying Influence on COVID-19 Health Beliefs and Intention to Social Distance. Journal of Aging and Health, 898264321997004.
Harper, S. (2021). The COVID-19 Pandemic and Older Adults: Institutionalised Ageism or Pragmatic Policy? Journal of Population Ageing, 1–7.
Themes: Ageism* and covid-19*
Knuutila, M., Lehti, T. E., Karppinen, H., Kautiainen, H., Strandberg, T. E., & Pitkala, K. H. (2021). Associations of perceived poor societal treatment among the oldest-old. Archives of Gerontology and Geriatrics, 93, 104318.
Themes: Ageism* and consequences*
Lawrence, D. R., & Harris, J. (2021). Red herrings, circuit-breakers and ageism in the COVID-19 debate. Journal of Medical Ethics
Marchetti, A., Lommi, M., Barbaranelli, C., Piredda, M., De Marinis, M. G., & Matarese, M. (2021). Development and Initial Validation of the Adolescents’ Ageism Toward Older Adults Scale. The Gerontologist.
Ozel Bilim, I., & Kutlu, F. Y. (2021). The psychometric properties, confirmatory factor analysis, and cut-off value for the Fraboni scale of ageism (FSA) in a sampling of healthcare workers. Perspectives in Psychiatric Care, 57(1), 9–19.
Vervaecke, D., & Meisner, B. A. (2021). Caremongering and Assumptions of Need: The Spread of Compassionate Ageism During COVID-19. Gerontologist, 61(2), 159–165.
Themes: Ageism* and covid-19*
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