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 to dismantle the dread and mobilize against the last socially acceptable prejudice. “Aging is not a problem to be fixed or a disease to be cured,” she says. “It is a natural, powerful, lifelong process that unites us all.”
Ashton Applewhite · Author, activistAshton Applewhite asks us to look at ageism — the assumption that older people are alike and that aging impoverishes us.