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,...
Goodness, at Every Age

Goodness, at Every Age

By Laurie Brock, ChangeAGEnt, Changing the Narrative I recently saw Won’t You Be my Neighbor, the biopic movie about Fred Rogers. Like many who viewed it, I found the film very moving, particularly in the way it conveys the importance of simple goodness in our lives....