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Unfortunately, Ageism is prevalent in our society and is a form of prejudice or discrimination against individuals or groups based on their age, particularly against older adults. Ageism can manifest in various forms, such as:

  1. Stereotyping: Stereotyping older adults as frail, forgetful, or technologically challenged.
  2. Marginalization: Marginalizing older adults in the workplace, housing, healthcare, and social settings.
  3. Exclusion: Excluding older adults from decision-making processes or social activities.
  4. Patronization: Treating older adults as if they are children or incapable of making their own decisions.
  5. Denial of access to resources: Denying older adults access to resources, such as healthcare or employment opportunities, based solely on their age.

Ageism can have serious consequences for older adults, including decreased self-esteem, social isolation, and barriers to accessing resources and services. It can also contribute to the perpetuation of negative stereotypes and biases against older adults, which can further perpetuate ageism.

To combat ageism, it’s important to challenge negative stereotypes and biases against older adults, promote intergenerational understanding and collaboration, and create inclusive environments that value and respect individuals of all ages. Education, advocacy, and policy changes can also help reduce ageism and promote age diversity and inclusion in our society.  If you have been negatively affected by ageism, please reach out to admin@silverliningscounselingservices.com or https://www.silverliningsmh.com to speak with a licensed therapist.

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I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) and Proud Owner of Silver Linings Mental Health.  I am currently focusing on expanding our practice, teaching trauma informed care through the Silver Linings Institute, and providing consultation services to other practice owners.

I love empowering other therapists to take the leap into the world of private practice.  Whether you are an already established practice or are just beginning, I will provide guidance.  Oftentimes, the biggest obstacle is transferring from a therapist’s mindset to now being a business owner. 

The therapist’s mindset encompasses a deep understanding of human behavior, emotional intelligence, and effective communication. This perspective is invaluable in navigating interpersonal relationships, fostering a positive company culture, and addressing the psychological aspects of both employees and clients.

Simultaneously, the business owner mindset contributes a results-driven orientation, strategic vision, and a keen sense of adaptability to the mix. Entrepreneurs are adept at setting goals, making informed decisions, and steering their company through challenges.

The merging of these two mindsets can result in a holistic leadership style that recognizes the symbiotic relationship between employee well-being and business success. This integrative approach not only enhances team dynamics but also cultivates a work environment where individuals feel understood, supported, and motivated to contribute their best, thereby creating a thriving and sustainable business.  I will help you with combining both mindsets in order to foster a sustainable business plan.