The longer we wait to confront and abolish ageism, the harder it will be to recover from its consequences. This is the year to launch a full-scale reorganizational effort.
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This Fourth of July lets declare independence from ageism! It won’t be an easy revolution. Like the colonial British Empire, ageism won’t roll over without a fight.
Since the success of the film Alive Inside, I have been keeping an eager eye out for the next film to have similar potential to transform the way people think about aging. Last week I found one – The Age of Love.
Next week Ashton Applewhite will be joining Bill Thomas & team onstage in Columbus to kick off the Midwest Swing as the Second Wind Tour’s anti-ageism Agitator in Chief!
Leapfrogging off my thought earlier this week about younger generations becoming resentful of older generations. The New York Time has an interesting piece about how people really aren’t very good at predicting how much (if at all) they will change as they age. When we remember our past selves, they seem quite different. We know how much our personalities […]
Has there always been this level of contention between generations? Tell us what you think.
Sitting in a local coffee shop, I recently overheard a couple of women talking about ageism and the havoc it wreaks on older people. But then, almost in the same breath, the focus of the conversation shifted to teenagers today.
Ageism is defined as prejudice or discrimination against people based on age. In reality, we have not moved far in overcoming ageism since the term was coined in the 60s.