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Do we simply not care about old people?

The ageism that surfaced during the COVID-19 pandemic hasn’t abated

A digital illustration shows a black-and-white pencil drawing of the face of an older woman. Some areas of her face are warped and look like ghostly, swirling mist.Surrounding the older woman are various young people who, as they party, exercise, orsocialize, look at her with demeaning and dismissive expressions. Gray static expandsout from behind the woman’s head and fades into a bright yellow background where the younger people are. Covid-19 virus particles cover the image like polka dots.
(Illustration by Oona Tempest, courtesy of KFF)
By Judith Graham Kaiser Health News
The COVID-19 pandemic would be a wake-up call for America, advocates for the elderly predicted: inco
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