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Friday, 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.” Dr. Gullette knows. A Resident Scholar…

Monday, 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…

Friday, February 15, 2019

Jane Fonda, Harrison Powell dish Ageism and Oscar

…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, is…

Monday, November 5, 2018

Is this the most Ageist Ad of all time?

…to help catalyze a movement to make ageism (discrimination on the basis of age) as unacceptable as any other kind of prejudice. If you have an ageism-related resource (an organization,…

Monday, February 11, 2019

Hey, Millennials, walk a mile in our shoes

We’ve all encountered ageism, both subtle and obvious; luckily there’s a groundswell of activism and conscious raising about it that’s vital to combat it. As ageism activist and blogger Ashton…

Monday, July 5, 2021

Why Tech is Senior-Unfriendly…and How to Fix It

…It’s technology ageism at work… …and you are ready to throw the device against the wall and go back to paper and pencil and push button phones. Why is technology…

Monday, December 23, 2019

A Holiday Greeting from Tom Kamber

…second year of programs. And we struck powerful blows against ageism, launching a public service announcement on cable TV showcasing seniors lifting weights and doing digital art, and getting coverage…

Thursday, February 1, 2018

Let’s Get Intergenerational

…Young, The Old, and What We Can Achieve Together, a terrific new report from Generations United & the Eisner Foundation, age segregation: Gives rise to ageism. Makes social solidarity more…

Mon May 17 | EDT

Celebrating Older Americans Month – Reframing Aging: Changing the Narrative

…that empower us to live our best lives as we age. This session will focus on the impact of ageism and how we can reduce it in our community. We…

Monday, June 21, 2021

Joan Price and Dr. Jane Fleishman Discuss LGBTQ Eldership

…yet they also have the added difficulty of ageism. And ageism hits hard! JP: What about the challenges of moving into a senior community or residential facility as an LGBTQ…

Friday, January 19, 2018

Men with Advanced Style

…of a name. Everyone treats you like you are already gone. I’m about to turn 90 and I’m on a mission to fight ageism.” So says Bob Miller, one of…

Friday, October 5, 2012

Rules of Conduct

…containing expressions of bigotry, racism, ageism, or hatred in any form whatsoever. This, and all other rules applies to material in any format (e.g., text, graphic, symbol, photo, video). Negatively…

Friday, August 21, 2020

Open Thread Follow Up: Really?

…Or feeble? Or tech-phobic? What was your encounter with ageism, intentional or not? Tell us your story in the comments!     Virge Randall is Senior Planet’s Managing Editor. She…

Friday, September 25, 2020

Open Thread Update: Are We the 2030 Problem?

…leave the thread open so the conversation can continue. And take a minute to swan over to Old School, a clearinghouse on anti-ageism resources and info.       Virge…

Monday, March 26, 2018

More positivity, less dementia?

ageism, she says. Until that happens, here’s what you can do to move the right way on the age belief spectrum. Levy’s tips: When watching TV and other media, pay…