Positive stereotypes about older female adults are “women live seven years longer than men”, “women’s self image shows greater improvement with age as compared to men”, “retirement is less difficult for women than it is for men”, “old female are loving”, “old female are understanding”, “old females are happy”, “old females are trustworthy”, “old female enjoy getting their nails and toes done” “spoil grandchildren”.
I collected these aging stereotypes in movies, the media and especially where I work. I also collected these stereotypes in public places, textbooks, and in lectures. Some stereotypes may seem very off while other stereotypes are completely true. I didn’t realize till now that there are a lot of negative stereotypes towards older