News / Journalism Resources
Guidelines for Age-Inclusive Communication – We can intentionally change how we communicate verbally and visually to be more inclusive and tell a more realistic story about aging and older adults. We created a short guide to get you started.
Associated Press – The Associated Press, a nonprofit, international news organization, publishes the AP Styleguide, one of the main resources for journalists, teachers and other professionals on writing style (you do have to subscribe). Their approach to writing about older adults was updated in 2021 and you can hear about it around minute 30 of this video.
6 Tips for Improving Coverage of Older People – This is a link to an article by The Journalist’s Resource with links to more sources and resources on the topic.
Think Tank for Inclusion & Equity TV Writer’s Guide to Older Adults – This guide provides better storylines about older adults and offers a glossary and additional sources.