There are so many reasons to combat ageism - Ashton Applewhite puts us on notice that the myths are destroyong our ability to live well and enjoy the pride that comes with age.
Ashton is recognized by the New York Times, National Public Radio, and the American Society on Aging as an expert on ageism. She speaks widely. She blogs at This Chair Rocks.com and am the voice of Yo, Is This Ageist? She’s written for Harper’s, Playboy, the Huffington Post, and Generations, the journal of the American Society on Aging, In 2015 Ashton was included in Salt magazine’s list of 100 inspiring women—along with Aung San Suu Kyi, Angelina Jolie, Germaine Greer, Arundhati Roy, Naomi Klein, and other remarkable activists—who are committed to social change.
If you’d like to think differently about the rest of your life—to swap age shame for age pride—you are welcome to join us and share your voice on our upcoming radio show called “ 3 or more ways to combat ageism…and live well”.