I am finding that Twitter is becoming a more important part of my social media diet.
I want to talk about another word that is used to demean and diminish older people. This time Kavan’s the one getting in dustups, with no less than Oprah and AARP.
I am writing because I read your recent ChangingAging blog post about Oprah Winfrey, and I have to say I believe you are being too hard on her.
I had been making notes for an update on Oprah’s decades of extolling the virtues of eternal youth but I then ran across a ChangingAging post I could have written.
This week I received a guestblog submission from a wonderful ChangingAging reader who is writing a book on graceful aging and submitted a post listing her Top 15 Books on
Oprah is trying to change her tune on aging but she’s a day late and an apology short. In a much-touted video on Huffington Post Oprah extols the “blessings” of aging, but if you listen and look carefully her monologue is laced with anti-aging bias.
Weekly Blog Roundup More Hot Koko This is the second in a series of Hot Koko posts. (First post HERE) When Jude and I started “playing” music, neither of us knew how to hold our instruments. Sure we had seen pictures of guitar and mandolin players but looking at a picture and knowing how to do […]
A couple years ago ChangingAging and our readers campaigned to challenge the Oprah Show to fully embrace aging in all its beauty, challenges and complexity. In particular Dr. Bill asked Oprah to find a place on her show for elders and those who care for them to explore a better way of aging. We asked […]