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Aging Gracefully: Pallette, an Intergenerational Arts Program, Pairs VCU Students with Senior Adults to Overcome Ageism Through Art

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Pallette is a program of Virginia Commonwealth University’s School of Arts’ Department of Dance and Choreography that was started in 2014 to enable interdisciplinary health profession students to work with older adults on creative projects. …

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Art Against Ageism

From the Art Against Ageism website: Throughout modern history, art in its many forms has sought to address social issues, counter the harmful impact of mass media, and change our perspectives of the world. Artists …

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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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Frank Stiefel, 74, Curiosity and Freedom in Filmmaking

via Ageist   |   Articles and Blog Posts

Former businessman in media arts, Frank Steifel, made his first film at age 62, and another at 70, which won an Academy Award. David Stewart, founder of AGEIST magazine and creator of the site  …

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Let’s End Ageism


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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