REAL Photo Contest Winners

We are pleased to announce the winners of the REAL Photo Contest. This was our first contest and we were delighted with the participation! To everyone who submitted a photo, voted, or shared on social media, thank you for being a vital part of fighting visual ageism,...
Visual Ageism – What we see matters

Visual Ageism – What we see matters

Sara Breindel, Changing the Narrative blogger Take a look at the pictures. At first, the obvious connection is that they all portray older people. Look deeper. These pictures all have something else in common. They reinforce the ideas that older people are frail and...

Aging: It’s the frame, not the picture

To evaluate something, we need the whole picture. When we can see only one piece, we cannot accurately assess its value. Aging is one of many examples. Consider parenting. You get no training and you cannot quit. Lives are in your hands. There will be sickness,...