News in Brief: Aging in Montclair, MSU to hold ageism talk April 24
Aging In Montclair, in collaboration with Montclair State University’s Family Science and Human Development Department, will present a program on various aspects of ageism on Wednesday, April 24, 11:30 a.m -12:45 p.m. The program, held at MSU’s University Hall, room 1020, will be presented to students taking a class on public policy and aging taught by Ashley Elmer, Ph.D. Members of AIM and the general public are invited to attend and participate. Admission is free.
The program will feature the New Jersey Mental Health Players who will present two scenes: one highlighting issues of older individuals feeling isolated or invisible and the other dealing with “benevolent ageism” in the form of overprotective adult children. Each scene will be followed by a discussion to explore issues related to ageism.
Parking for visitors is available in the Red Hawk Deck which is 10 minute from University Hall. Those interested in ride-sharing or car-pooling should contact the AIM office at 973-707-5088.