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Ashton Applewhite

Ashton Applewhite is an author and activist dedicated to combating ageism and making age a part of diversity. She has published numerous books, including her most recent, This Chair Rocks: A Manifesto Against Ageism, published …

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Cruel Jokes About the Old are Everywhere. When Will We Face Our Ageism Epidemic?

via The Guardian   |   Articles and Blog Posts

Author, Francine Prose, discusses the ageist epidemic around the globe and describes how media and culture has influenced society to carry prejudice views against a process that every human faces: aging.

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Let’s End Ageism

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From TED: “It’s not the passage of time that makes it so hard to get older. It’s ageism, a prejudice that pits us against our future selves — and each other. Ashton Applewhite urges us …

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Workplace Ageism Requires Leadership Action: 10 Steps To Proactively Address The Problem

via Forbes   |   Articles and Blog Posts

“It’s about time the media started addressing the workplace ism that’s been ignored for years–ageism. Shifting demographics are raising a thunderous roar of voices calling attention to the issue and demanding action. Now the topic …

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