Comparing American culture with others

Comparing American culture with others

The purpose of this assignment is to compare/contrast mainstream American culture in the 21st century with another culture in terms of how each responds to the elderly and the aging process. The “other” culture can be a group from the past (for instance, the Greeks, the Vikings, etc.) or it can be a contemporary group in another part of the world (Japan, Sweden, etc.).


Paper is to be typed, double-spaced with Times New Roman 12 point font. The margins are to be 1 inch at the top, bottom, left, and right.  Use APA style citations.

3-4 pages of text and at least 4 high quality academic sources (books, scholarly journals, websites ending in .gov or .edu)

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Aging has been received differently by different cultures. While some people are not willing to become old, others embrace the idea of growing old. The main reason for fearing the process is based on stereotypes. Some of the stereotypes are completely false but some……………………


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