Going to the movies is often an escape- a chance to step out of your own life briefly and see the world from another vantage point. But if movies depict the lives of senior citizens as unpleasant or humiliating, what message does that send, to young and old alike? In fact, a new study out of The USC Annenberg School of Communications documents that ageism is rampant at the movies. According to this newly released study of the top 100 grossing films of 2015, few older characters appear in movies, and those that do are likely depicted in unflattering or demeaning circumstances. Coupled with a new study from Humana that underscores the value of positivity for healthier aging, a new direction becomes clear: Hollywood needs to send a better message of what a good life can be as we age. To learn more about these findings, grab your popcorn and Read Here.