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Episode #68: Are You Ageist Against Yourself?

Episode #68: Are You Ageist Against Yourself?


Today, we talk to an internationally recognized expert on ageism, Ashton Applewhite. She is the author of This Chair Rocks: A Manifesto Against Ageism. A co-founder of the Old School Anti-Ageism Clearinghouse, she speaks widely at venues that have included the TED mainstage and the United Nations, and is a leading spokesperson for the emerging movement to raise awareness of ageism and to dismantle it. Let's discover how later life can still be filled with power and #liberation. Tune in to this episode and see below on how to join the book giveaway.


In this episode, we cover:

  • Ashton as an #Activist
  • How does age impact each individual's self-perception?
  • On growing #wiser not older
  • Expanding your circle of friends as you age
  • #Beauty standards in #Ageism
  • Difference between the words: Old and Young 
  • #Capitalism and #Aging
  • choosing your Purpose
  • #Intergenerational conflict
  • Cutting Loose: Why #Women Who End Their #Marriages Do So Well
  • On accepting getting older


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