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Monday, July 7

Portraits From an Aging Pandemic

…As more people have access to treatment around the world, people are aging with the virus. Unfortunately ageism happens around the world. And that’s one of the things that came…

Friday, May 12

Why You Should Watch Season 3 of “Grace and Frankie”

…long. Ageism exposed? You bet. The women’s continued attempts to get their vibrator business off the ground provides plenty of material for an ongoing string of sex-and-aging jokes, most of…

Wednesday, June 10

78-Year-Old Finds Art World Fame

…video and sound installations lack aesthetic appeal, they make for it in attitude. Grandad’s art comments on ageism, racism, assisted suicide and immigration – straight from the gut. In fact,…

Monday, February 11

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…

Wednesday, September 30

45 Years Later: “The Old in the Country of the Young”

…the Woodstock generation. That’s you if you were under 30 in 1968, the year that gerontologist Robert Butler coined the term “ageism.” The first big wave of Baby Boomers —…

Sunday, January 25

Scotland’s oldest woman says stay away from men – and more from the week online

…recommended immunizations for adults 50+ are here. The Take: Ageism according to five young writers Students at the University of Washington’s The Daily took on ageism last week, with each…

Friday, April 1

Live @ The Center: Ashton Applewhite

In 2013, Senior Planet interviewed Ashton Applewhite about her then fledgling blog This Chair Rocks, an exploration of ageism that asked questions, tested scenarios and hazarded answers. Fast forward three…

Monday, March 17

Counting Centenarians: Lynn Adler on “Celebrate 100”

…home,” and I have to credit that experience with my having a rapport with older people that is quite direct. At 15, I didn’t know the word “ageism.” In fact,…

Tuesday, March 22

The fun of stilt-dancing in your 70s — and more from the week online

…spirit and reminiscences of memory patients. Read more at Next Avenue Ageism How to counter ageism at the doctor’s office “In every part of life, including health care, it pays…

Sunday, October 4

Open Enrollment Tips, Brain Aging Info & More From the Week Online

…The article also includes a link to the rights center’s tips for open enrollment. Click here to read more. Playboy tackles ageism (!) “2016 may mark the year ageism finally…

Tuesday, March 25

How to Age: Anne Karpf on Creating a New Narrative

…paradox: We’re living longer and longer on the whole than ever before, and yet we’re worrying about our health for longer. So I’m resisting ageism, but not resisting age. I’m…

Wednesday, March 23

Seniors Rise Up and Teach the World to Wise Up

…be older,” the campaign manifesto says. The campaign is part of the Age of No Retirement, an anti-ageism platform founded in the United Kingdom to raise the visibility of seniors…

Wednesday, February 26

Planet Talk: “This Chair Rocks” with Ashton Applewhite

  The vast majority of older Americans live independently and enjoy their lives. So why is our view of late life so bleak? The answer is ageism, a topic that…

Wednesday, August 7

7 Myths About Old People

It’s not often that a young lifestyle blogger decides to tackle ageism. So we were intrigued when we discovered on the blogging site All Women Stalk, crammed between “8 ways…

Tuesday, August 15

Joan Ditzion on Aging with Purpose, Passion and Power

…always been our message and vision. Let’s fast forward to now. By the way, how old are you? Seventy-four. So let’s talk about your interest in aging and ageism. I…