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7 Powerful Ways to Fight Ageism… While Getting More from Your Own Life

By  •  April 29, 2019

Do you ever feel like “ageism” is the last “ism” to be socially acceptable? I do! This is a shame, not only because stereotyping and discriminating against any group of people is wrong… but, also because the world is aging. On a practical level, ageism robs society of its connection to the largest and most powerful demographic. So, today, I would like to offer 7 powerful ways to fight back against ageism. Along the way, I hope to give you some ideas for how to get more from your life. Join us for a cup of tea (or coffee) and a chat. And, if you enjoy the show, please tell one friend about us today. Your support means so much to me! Read More

Exploring Ageism in the Beauty Industry… and its Impact on Our Opinions and Habits

By  •  October 27, 2018

When it comes to makeup and skincare for older women, does life imitate art? Or, does art imitate life? This is the question that I found myself pondering as I read Elise Marquam-Jahns’ article on ageism in the beauty industry. Are older women ignored in the beauty industry because most of us have deprioritized these kinds of products? Or, do we cease to care so much about what other people think because marketers aren’t presenting faces and personalities that we can relate to? I just recorded a video on this topic and I hope that you will share your opinion! Join us for a cup of tea (or coffee) and a chat. And, if you enjoy the show, please tell one friend about us today. Your support means so much to me! Read More

6 Interesting Focus Group Findings and How They Relate to the Ageism in the Beauty Industry

By  •  September 22, 2018

My husband will never understand how I can sit in front of the computer for hours at a time watching YouTube makeup videos. But as a makeup artist who specializes in working with women over 55, I find the product reviews offered by YouTubers to be helpful. Read More

Glenn Close is Unstoppable as She Rebukes Ageism, While Delivering an Oscar-Worthy Performance

By  •  August 19, 2018

With six Oscar nominations, Glenn Close, 70, holds the frustrating title for having the most nominations of any living actor without a win.

And while most people might let a title like that discourage them, Glenn Close is not most people. Read More

Ageism, Starting Over and the Royal Wedding

By  •  May 22, 2018

I hope that you are having a fantastic day! We have some amazing articles to share today. First, in my latest blog post, I talk about the surprising relationship between technology and ageism. Then, we discuss how starting over later in life can be a blessing in disguise. Finally, we talk about the Royal Wedding. And, in today’s video, I talk about some of the surprising ways that tea brings people together. Join us for a cup of tea (or coffee) and a chat. And, if you enjoy the show, please tell one friend about us today. Your support means so much to me! Read More

Ageism in the Age of Automation

By  •  May 20, 2018

Why Older Adults Have the Most to Lose from the Coming Technological Revolution… and What to Do About it!

Ageism is real and it’s about to get a lot worse. That’s the simple conclusion that I have come to after researching and thinking about the impact that automation is going to have on society in the coming decades. Read More

How Ageism Is Revealed in Family Aging “Scripts”

By  •  May 4, 2018

As a healthy aging writer, speaker and consultant for the past 20+ years, I’ve spent a great deal of time campaigning against ageism and identifying how easily it can creep into our subconscious and influence personal health beliefs and behaviors. Read More

Why is Ageism Still Allowed and How Can We Fix It?

By  •  April 30, 2018

Within the past 100 years, most of the free world has taken a stand to fight racism, sexism, anti-semitism, and heterosexism, so why is ageism still such a problem? Join us in conversation with Dr. Bill Thomas who has some eye-opening solutions to share. Enjoy the show! Read More

Federal Court Strikes Down Anti-Ageism Law – Good Move or Good Grief?

By  •  February 22, 2018

On the surface, California’s law requiring websites like IMDb to remove the ages of actors or actresses, upon their request, seems a bit silly. After all, it’s pretty easy to find someone’s age. All you need to do is perform a quick Google search and voila… information at your fingertips!

Besides, many of us find it hard to feel sorry for people who are making millions of dollars just for being famous. Of course, 99% of actors aren’t rich and most of them work their butts off, but, that’s another story! Read More

Fighting from Within: Connie’s Big Move Against Corporate Ageism

By  •  December 23, 2017

The following is part three of Connie’s story. Go to Part One and Part Two if you have missed the previous installments.

Finding research on ageism in the workplace: easy. Uncovering how individual companies were solving the issue: nearly impossible. Read More