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Words Matter: A Podcast with Patricia D'Antonio

Monday, August 16 and 23, 2021

Patricia D’Antonio, Vice President of Policy and Professional Affairs at The Gerontological Society of America and Project Director of the Reframing Aging Initiative, was the guest on a special two-part episode of the podcast This Is Getting Old: Moving Towards an Age-Friendly World. In Part One of the episode titled “Aging: Words Matter,” D’Antonio talks with host Melissa Batchelor about what the Reframing Aging Initiative is and offers ways to reframe our language when talking about and thinking about aging. In Part Two, she shares how we should be telling the story of aging.

 


Reframing Aging: A Podcast with Patricia D'Antonio

Patricia D’Antonio, Vice President of Professional Affairs at the Gerontological Society of America and Project Director of the Reframing Aging Initiative, spoke on the GeriPal podcast about the commonplace implicit age bias in American society and how the Reframing Aging Initiative is helping change the narrative.

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Reframing Aging in the Age of Covid-19: A Primer for Health Care Professionals

Wednesday, August 12, 2020

As healthcare professionals working on the frontlines of the Covid-19 pandemic, you are confronted daily with communication choices. Research by the FrameWorks Institute on aging and ageism shows that words matter. This webinar presented by the Reframing Aging Initiative will cover four ideas to keep in mind when talking about older people and health equity in health care settings during the pandemic.

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Why Reframe? Understanding the Significance and Tools of Reframing Aging and Reframing Elder Abuse

April 30, 2020

The Reframing Aging Initiative is a long-term social endeavor designed to improve the public’s understanding of what aging means and the many ways that older people contribute to society. Its sister project, Reframing Elder Abuse, aims to demonstrate how we can put elder abuse on the public agenda, generate a sense of collective responsibility, and boost support for systemic solutions to address elder abuse. This webinar will build understanding of both projects, discuss where they overlap, and build awareness about the impact of ageism on society.

Presented by:

  • Patricia M. D'Antonio, BSPharm, MS, MBA, BCGP, Vice President, Professional Affairs, GSA, and Project Director, Reframing Aging Initiative
  • Laurie Gibson Lindberg, Project Manager, Reframing Aging Initiative, GSA
  • Aly Neumann,Project Coordinator, Reframing Elder Abuse, NCEA

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Reframing the Response to COVID-19: Applying Reframed Language to Counteract Ageism

April 21, 2020

Many of us are concerned by the ageism exposed by the COVID-19 pandemic. In this webinar, the presenters offer ways that we can respond using empirically-supported narratives developed by the FrameWorks Institute for the Reframing Aging Initiative and other projects to frame the public discourse on social and scientific issues. Review the webinar and slides to learn strategies for connecting COVID-19 and aging without perpetuating ageist tropes.

Presented by:

  • Patricia M. D'Antonio, BSPharm, MS, MBA, BCGP, Vice President, Professional Affairs, GSA, and Project Director, Reframing Aging Initiative
  • Moira O'Neil, PhD, Vice President for Research Interpretation, FrameWorks Institute

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About Us

The Reframing Aging Initiative is a long-term social change endeavor designed to improve the public’s understanding of what aging means and the many ways that older people contribute to our society. This greater understanding will counter ageism and guide our nation’s approach to ensuring supportive policies and programs for us all as we move through the life course.

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