Popular Culture’s Perceptions of Sexuality and Elderly People

Complete a web search to find a cartoon or advertisement in the popular media that conveys an image or message related to sexuality and older people. Examine the medium’s portrayal of sexuality in older adults by answering the following questions. Also, attach or provide the url of your cartoon or advertisement with your assignment submission.

Using a minimum of 1000 words, answer the following questions.  Be sure to use two references, other than your media item, to support your work.  Your job is to convince me that you have a clear understanding of the issues surrounding sexuality and the elderly.

What is the message of the popular media cartoon, or advertisement?
What examples of physiological, psychological, or social aspects of sexual development are conveyed? Explain.

All assignments and forums in the class are designed for you to demonstrate your understanding and your knowledge of the material content.  It is never acceptable or appropriate to simply provide information that is copied and pasted from a source – any source.  Even if the information were cited properly, copying and pasting does not demonstrate knowledge.

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