年龄歧视已成为忽视老年人和剥削老年人的主要原因。这篇文章提供了关于年龄歧视和社会关系的全面细节。年龄歧视是一个社会问题，因为人们受到歧视，被剥夺了他们的权利。年龄歧视与降低社会身份和社会地位有关。本文还将年龄歧视与性别歧视和种族歧视进行了比较。“年龄歧视”一词是1960年创造的，从那时起，它就被作为一个正常的术语来指代老年人。基于年龄的歧视并不新鲜。人们在就业、资源分配、服务和商品方面受到年龄歧视(Nelson 2005: 209)。关于为什么年龄歧视是一个社会问题的研究问题通过文章中包含的综合研究得到了清晰的论证。作者定义了一些与年龄歧视有关的重要问题。作者指出，对年龄歧视有心理学和社会生物学的观点。这已成为一种社会观点，认为老年人在青年世界中不那么重要。有许多偏见和刻板印象与年龄歧视有关。
The article provides the details about the aged population of America. Ageing is a social issue, as the number of older people is increasing rapidly. The main reason of increasing ageism is the increased number of baby boomer population. The article provides significant comparison between the youth and the old people. The research question of ‘why ageism is a social issue’ is clearly justified in article. The article states that media plays a significant role in valuing the youth more than the aged people, which negatively stereotypes the age and can even negatively impact the mental health and well-being of people. The lack of appropriate healthcare and social resources for the growing population turns ageism to a social issue. The article defines ageism as a social attitude or the way of looking towards the aged population. Ageism is also a term, by which people believe that old people could be treated in an inappropriate manner. Article effectively describes that ageism is a social issue because it has become a significant process of discriminating old people from society. Ageism is a social issue, which is very significant like gender stereotyping, racism and sexism.
Ageism has become a major cause in neglect of elderly and also for their exploitation. The article provides the comprehensive details about ageism and social relations. Ageism is a social issue because people are discriminated and denied their rights. Ageism is related to diminish social identity and social status. This article also compares ageism with sexism and racism. The term ‘Ageism’ was coined in the year 1960, since then it is accepted as a normal term to refer to aged people. The discriminations made on the basis of age are not new. People are discriminated in employment, distribution of resources, service, and goods on the basis of their age (Nelson 2005: 209). The research question about, why ageism is a social issue is clearly demonstrated through comprehensive research included in the articles. The author defines some of the significant issues associated with ageism. The author states that there is a psychological and socio-biological perspective towards ageism. This has become a social perspective, where aged population is considered as less important in the youth world. There are many prejudices and stereotypes associated with ageism.