Successful Aging

Successful aging is a term I have been thinking about a great deal lately.  Anti-aging and longevity are popular terms which we come across nearly everyday, however successful aging is rarely mentioned.   What is successful aging?  A pair of research analysts Rowe and Kahn declared that:  “Successful aging as being free from disease or disease-related disability, experiencing high cognitive and physical functioning, and […]

Racism, Sexism and now Ageism

This is the newest and fastest mover in the bias top ten, sitting just below racism and sexism.   Ageism* is the community and industry bias against people they feel are too old.  It is a process of stereotyping and discriminating against people because they are old or older than desirable.   From a definitional perspective ageism […]