Chang, E.-S., Kannoth, S., Levy, S., Wang, S.-Y., Lee, J. E., & Levy, B. R. (2020). Global reach of ageism on older persons’ health: A systematic review. PloS One, 15(1), e0220857. This powerful review points to ageism that exists in multiple countries and described the negative impact on health and the prevalence of this perspective.
Williams, A. (2017). Historical perspectives and changing attitudes toward older adults. In Counseling and Professional Identity: Helping relationships with older adults (pp. 39-59). SAGE Publications, Inc. doi: 10.4135/9781071801239.n2 This chapter explores the attitudes and stereotypes that surround older adults as well as shifts in perspective and support over time. This chapter will provide some space for you to explore your possible reactions and bias, and interest in working with this population.