The Hippie movement’s historically unprecedented dismissal of adulthood was its most sterling achievement and its most unforgivable sin.
I enjoy reporting on issues related to aging and elderhood but sometimes feel insecure about voicing an opinion on a stage of life I haven’t actually experienced.
People sometimes ask me how ageism impacts children. After all, the youngest among us would seem to be the ultimate beneficiaries of a prejudice against the old. Consider this recent confessional by Katie Roiphe My 18-month-old recently had his first school interview. Apparently he sailed through it, though how is somewhat mysterious to me. Especially […]