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Simulating what it feels like to physically & mentally age with exercises such as stuffing cotton in ears and putting rubber bands around hands.
AGING AWARENESS, SENSITIVITY SELF-CONFIDENCE PROGRAMS
Free video and senior sensitivity training teaching school children to dispel misconceptions about seniors. Based in Manitoba Canada.
Irish students learn about Irish history through the lives of elderly "back in the day" and receive school credit. This senior sensitivity training not is only educational but increases awareness of seniors. Ireland.
on Age Care
Adding aging awareness and senior sensitivity training into Indian school curriculums. To encourage children to treat the elderly with respect and understanding.
Across India. Watch Video
The ultimate senior sensitivity training, simulating what it feels like to physically & mentally age by stuffing cotton in ears and putting rubber bands around hands. Across the USA.
Senior sensitivity training in geriatric care for doctors at all levels from the very best at Cedars Sinai. New York, USA. Watch Video
Senior sensitivity training for organizations to appreciate cultural differences in program development geared towards the elderly. Based in
San Francisco,California, USA.
Senior Sensitivity Program
Senior sensitivity training for young people. Youth can understand the elderly better by sharing experiences and by learning through sensory exercises what it actually feels like to grow old. Illinois, USA
You Can Help Seniors Program
A television show that encourages kids to help the elderly in fund ways and at the same time receive senior sensitivity training. PBS stations across the USA.
Jewish leaders receive senior sensitivity training by learning how to engage the elderly and address their ever changing challenges.
Senior awareness and sensitivity training video for employers so that organizations can better understand and employ the talent, energy and expertise of seniors. Based in Pennsylvania, USA. Program training available to all.
Senior sensitivity training for landlords in the United Kingdom on how to deal with elderly tenants and their specific needs and issues. England, United Kingdom. (UK)
Senior sensitivity training and awareness campaign to challenge the negative perceptions society has about older people in the United Kingdom.(UK)
Global senior awareness and sensitivity campaign by HelpAge International to fight against age discrimination and the perception that seniors are not important. International.
Africa, Caribbean, East Asia, Eastern Europe and Central Asia, Latin America, South Asia. Watch Video
American Society on Aging provides education and senior sensitivity training for professionals on diversity and multicultural aging to be used in the development of institutions and programs. Across USA.
American Society on Aging provides senior awareness and sensitivity training for professionals and others on advocating for the rights and well being of seniors.
A research lab of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) with the purpose of inventing new ideas and technologies to allow an aging population to continue to "do things" throughout their lifespan.Based in Massachusetts. Watch Video
Resource materials to educate health care professionals, researchers, and policy analysts on multicultural issues associated with aging and health. Based in Stanford, California, USA.
AGNES is a suit designed by the Massachusetts Institute of Technology 's AgeLab to simulate what it feels like to age providing hands on senior awareness and sensitivity training. Watch Video
Senior Sensitivity Training Program
Philanthropy training curriculum for youth to increase understanding and sensitivity of seniors and those with disabilities. Available for free online.
Get Old Campaign Program
A campaign and interactive support website for all ages to share their stories and thoughts on what it means to get old. A forum for rethinking what it means to age, challenging aging stigmas and how to get older and learn live better. Available free online.
Senior Sensitivity Training Session Guide
A guide on how to conduct a senior sensitivity training for students, youth or others who work with seniors to increase awareness of some of the challenges seniors may face. Available free online.
A group of college, high school, and graduate school students that is increasing awareness of aging and the elderly. To encourage younger people to have more awareness, love, compassion, and respect for seniors and to understand issues that they deal with in particular Alzheimer's disease. Los Angeles, California. Watch Video
Simulated aging trainings where participants can "feel" what it's like to age through sensory exercises such as modified eye glasses to simulate vision loss and putting rubber bands around hands to simulate arthritic symptoms. Available in Florida.
Trains and encourages leadership potential of professionals of color and their critical role in the field of aging.
Age Friendly Business Certification
Elders in Action helps businesses to assess their level of elder friendliness and helps them achieve a more pleasant experience for seniors and also gain more of the senior market by providing catered quality products and service. Portland, Oregon, USA.
Providing businesses in the United Kingdom with senior awareness and sensitivity training so that products and services are better able to reach the senior market.
Increasing awareness of purchasing power of seniors by holding an International competition for excellence in marketing to the senior market.
Program available and open Internationally.
Zillner is a marketing and advertising company dedicated to the unique needs of businesses serving the senior consumer. Zillner provides targeted marketing to seniors, catering to their unique needs and wants. The aim is to increase awareness of seniors to those businesses serving seniors and provide a better understanding of the senior consumer and the senior market. Across the USA.
Seniors go undercover to evaluate how sensitive to seniors and elder friendly a business is and then report back to the organization, which then decides whether to give the business their elder friendly seal of approval.
New York, USA. Watch Video
American Society on Aging provides education and senior awareness and sensitivity training for businesses on the aging population's consumer habits, boomer lifestyles and marketing, along with legal issues and workplace and retirement issues.
Senior Online Marketing
Marketing to baby boomers with the help of online senior marketing targeted techniques. To cater to the unique needs and wants of the boomer age group by using senior market research.
Based in Illinois, USA.
Senior Market Training
The Society of Certified Senior Advisors provides in-depth training and credentials to professionals so that they can effectively work with and interact with senior clients and the senior market. The sensitivity training helps those working with seniors and the senior market to better understand the aging process and their target market.
Across the USA.
InnovateLTC provides aging technology research, testing and distribution for new, innovative aging related products and services for entrepreneurs, start ups and venture capitalists so that they can help older adults to live more independently.
Based in Kentucky, USA. Watch Video
Senior marketing company that assists businesses in catering their marketing strategy, message, product and/ or service to the senior/boomer market. Across the USA.
SAGE - Services & Advocacy for Lesbian, Gay, Bi Sexual and Trans Gender Elders offers caregivers gay senior sensitivity training.
New York, NY USA.
Trains health service providers and advocates for gay senior sensitivity training.
Milwaukee, WI, USA.
Health care providers and community members are provided with gay senior sensitivity training so that they can better relate to low-income elder LGBT and HIV/AIDS populations.
Hollywood, CA, USA.
Cultural Competency Program
Free gay senior sensitivity training for organizations and agencies that work with LGBT seniors. New York, NY, USA. Watch Video
Gay senior sensitivity training to help older adult housing facilities and retirement communities build environments and programs welcoming for LGBT seniors. New York, NY, USA.
With Pride Project Program
Researching the aging and health needs of gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) seniors and increasing awareness of gay senior issues. Seattle, Washington, USA.
Education and gay senior sensitivity training for professionals and others on LGBT Aging issues by the American Society on Aging. Across the USA.
LGBT gay senior sensitivity training for administrators and staff of nursing homes, assisted living residences, home care agencies, senior service providers, and friends and families of LGBT seniors.
In Colorado, USA.
Advocates for and provides services such as gay senior sensitivity training for lesbian, gay, bi-sexual and transgender (LGBT) seniors.
Boston, U.S.A. Watch Video
A comprehensive gay senior sensitivity training to help health and other service providers to create welcoming, supportive and safe environments for Lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) seniors.
San Francisco, California, U.S.A.
The "Gay & Grey" Program enhances the lives of older gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) community members through LGBT senior sensitivity trainings, education, advocacy for inclusive LGBT senior housing along with providing a safe space for LGBT seniors to gather and connect with community. Portland, Oregon, USA.
Seniors in Ireland are taught how to improve self confidence amidst changes associated with aging.Dublin, Ireland.
for our Age
Assists senior citizens to create independent on line forums for self expression, self advocacy and improved self confidence. United Kingdom.
A curriculum training to teach seniors how to balance mind, body, and spirit so that they can increase their quality of life, self-confidence and be more powerful contributors to society. In Georgia USA.
Information and referral services to seniors explained in their language and culture for improved self confidence.Tri-City area Fremont, Newark, Union City, CA, USA.
Immigrant elderly learn English as a Second Language from college students in order to become American Citizens and to improve self confidence. Philadelphia, PA, USA.Watch Video.
Seniors in New York phone in to access the latest news and updates on safety, new laws and other issues of interest.
"Ageism is one of the most pervasive prejudices across human society.
Although ageism is less acknowledged than racism or sexism, it is a harmful prejudice that results in widespread mistreatment, ranging from stereotypic and degrading media images to physical and financial abuse, unequal treatment in the workforce, and denial of appropriate medical care and services."
See what the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) stance is on Age Discrimination.