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AARP study finds that ageism growing during pandemic

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AARP study finds that ageism growing during pandemic
AARP study finds that ageism growing during pandemic

A new study shows ageism or age discrimination, became more prevalent during the pandemic.

{***FULLSCREEN***THE NUMBERS STATEWIDE AND INNUECES COUNTY ARE 6-TO-5 POINTSLOWER THAN THE NATIONAL AVERAGE.A NEW STUDY SHOWS AGEISM OR EAGDISCRIMINATION, BECAME MOREPREVALENT DURING THE PANDEMIC.{***VO**}BEFORE THE PANDEMIC, AN A-A-R-PSURVEY SHOWED 61-PERCENT OFPEOPLE AGES 40-TO-65 EITHER HADSEEN OR EXPERIENCED AGEISM INTHE WORKPLACE.THIS PAST MAY, THAT NUMBERJUMPED TO 78-PERCET.THAT’S THE HIGHEST NUMBERA-A-R-P HAS EVER REPORTED.IT STARTED TRACKING THIS ISSUEIN 2003.{***SOT FULL***Janine Vanderburg, Changing theNarrative Ageism hurts us onevery single level: it hurts usfinancially, hur ustshealth-wise because, and I thinkthis is y whit’s so hard to getpeople to go on camera; peopledon’t want to admit that..

Theythink that there’s someginthwrong with them instead ofthere’s a systemic issue goingon which is called age bias."issue going on which is calledage bi."as{***VO**