If you want to explore your age beliefs, which can impact aging health, this quiz is meant for you. Think about how many of the following words match the images or pictures that you have in your mind of older people. We all have images that may be based on lots of sources such as social media, books, songs, and magazines. There are no right or wrong answers. Your responses will be kept confidential. After each word or phrase, click the response from “strongly disagree” to “strongly agree” that best shows how well the word matches the first image or picture of older people that comes to mind.
*This quiz is based on: Levy, B. R., Kasl, S. V., & Gill, T. M (2004). Image of Aging Scale. Perceptual and Motor Skills, 99, 208-210.