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May 4, 2016

Q&A: Ashton Applewhite on Why We Must Mobilize Against Ageism

…Manifesto Against Ageism,” which might be the book that catapults the dialogue around ageism to center stage. An unexpected bestseller on Amazon, “This Chair Rocks” is by journalist and activist…

December 16, 2016

This Moment in History: What’s Ageism Got to Do with It?

Ashton Applewhite is a journalist, anti-ageism activist and the author of “This Chair Chair Rocks: A Manifesto Against Ageism.” She speaks frequently about ageism and is a Next Avenue Influencer…

October 27, 2016

Watch: Take a Stand Against Ageism

ageism to mainstream media. “Take a Stand Against Ageism” started with a screening of AARP’s biting anti-aging video and continued with speeches and a panel, both of which focused on…

March 16, 2018

Q&A With Margaret Gullette, Ageism Warrior

Ageism is everywhere,” says 77-year -old cultural critic Margaret Morganroth Gullette. “And the ageisms go from insults that may be laughable to real assaults.” D r. Gullette knows. A Resident…

April 29, 2019

New Anti-Ageism Clearinghouse

Want to be part of the anti-ageism movement? Go Old School. Since its establishment last year, Old School, an online clearinghouse of anti-ageism resources, is picking up steam and gaining…

February 26, 2015

The Week the A-List Slammed Ageism (and It Made No Difference)

of an ageism society is a lonely trip. Don’t stone me! Let me be! Love me plenty for what I am!” Ono might have fallen into the very ageism trap…

March 27 | 5:30pm7:30pm

Anti-ageism activism

Steve Burghardt, co-founder of the Radical Age Movement and CUNY Professor of Social Work, discuss the epidemic of ageism and how older adults succumb to both internalized ageism and external…

December 15, 2017

Listen: Ending Ageism

…at Brandies University and the author of books like Agewise: Fighting the New Ageism in America (University of Chicago Press, 2011) and Aged by Culture (University of Chicago Press, 2004)….

November 9, 2014

Bill Maher goes on an ageism rant – and more from the week online

From news you can use to the fun to know, check out these picks from the week online.     Bill Maher goes on an epic ageism rant When was…

December 7, 2015

Quads turn 80, Oprah on ageism & more from the week online

…medication that influences how the body handles glucose, has the same effect in humans. Read more here. Oprah: At 40 you’re just getting started “Ageism” is the word of the…

March 13, 2015

LEGO Heroes Battle Sexism – and Ageism

…these also make a dent in ageism by exposing kids not just to smart toy women, but to smart, active older toy women? Too bad: Although the Justice League set…

March 13, 2013

Worth a Read: A Guide to Ageism for Media Peeps (and everyone else)

…as the guide’s introduction states: “Media do oftentimes perpetuate ageism, even if inadvertently. Still, they have the best forums and opportunities to offer redress and to ensure that they are…

December 11, 2012

New Study on Age and Well-Being Might Point to Cure for Ageism

…– as essentially happy – they might help to reduce ageism in America. And if we can see our own aging in a more positive light, maybe we’ll be less…

June 15, 2014

The Problem With Silicon Valley’s Ageism – and more from the week online

Silicone Valley’s ageism. The CIA’s first tweet (an Internet sensation!). Ruby Dee obituaries. Dancing, a joint pain remedy. And more picks….

February 15, 2019

Jane Fonda, Harrison Powell dish Ageism and Oscar

…it exists. Particularly if you’re old. Ageism is the word,” says the actress whose screen character enjoys a frisky frisson with Don Johnson’s ageing lothario. Book Club’s success, she believes,…