Welcome to episode 84 a Midlife Maximum episode, featuring Ashton Applewhite, a renowned ageism activist and author of the book This Chair Rocks: A Manifesto Against Ageism.
Ashton is a leading voice in the fight against ageism and has been featured in New York Times, National Public Radio, the New Yorker, and the American Society on Aging as an expert on ageism and named as a Fellow by the Knight Foundation, Yale Law School, and the Royal Society for the Arts.
In this Maximum episode, Ashton talks about the history of ageism, the cost of ageism, how to recognize it, and what we can do to fight it.
She explains how ageism has a significant cost to individuals, families, and society as a whole.
Ashton also emphasizes that ageism is a real problem with real consequences. We can all play a role in fighting ageism by challenging our own ageism and speaking out against ageism when we see it.
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