Mason (2010) believes that elderly people were once seen as the “deserving poor”, but that they are no longer viewed in this manner. What factors do you think have contributed to this shift in the public perception of elderly people? How do you think the public perception will change in the future with regard to assisting elderly people with their financial needs?
This is the text book that it comes from. Mason, M.G. (2011). Adulthood and Aging. Boston, MA: Allyn & Bacon.
Try to use that text as well as credible sources. 300 words please