Advances In Aging Lecture Series


Jake Harwood, PhD
Professor, Department of Communication
University of Arizona

Jake Harwood (Ph.D., University of California, Santa Barbara) is Professor of Communication and former director of the Gerontology program at the University of Arizona. He wrote Communication and Music in Social Interaction (2018) and Understanding Communication and Aging (2018), and co-edited of The Oxford Encyclopedia of Intergroup Communication (2018). He has (co)authored about 150 articles and chapters on intergenerational and intergroup communication.



Monday, October 11, 2021 from 12:00 pm-1:00 pm (MST)


  • To define and provide examples of ageism
  • To distinguish between ageist attitudes (prejudice), stereotypes, and discriminatory behaviors
  • To present examples of ageism in communication and describe the effects of those forms of communication

This lecture will be broadcasted by a web livestream link:

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The University of Arizona College of Medicine - Tucson is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The University of Arizona College of Medicine - Tucson designates this live activity for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)TM.  Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

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All faculty, CME planning committee members, and the CME office reviewers have disclosed that they have no financial relationships with commercial interests that would constitute a conflict of interest concerning this CME activity.

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