Damon McLeese: Challenging assumptions

Damon McLeese: Challenging assumptions

Damon McLeese has dedicated his life to shifting perceptions – about art, about creativity, and about who does these things. He has spent decades building programs that provide creative opportunities for people with physical and cognitive disabilities. Now he is also...
Anti-ageist birthday cards across cultures

Anti-ageist birthday cards across cultures

We are excited to discover that our anti-ageist birthday card campaign has cousin in the UK. The Centre for Policy on Ageing (CPA), in collaboration with WIGS and Danger Doodles, is working to address ageism in all age groups by producing birthday cards that celebrate...
What is real aging like?

What is real aging like?

Aging is complicated. It includes a whole spectrum of experiences, from the best to the worst. At Changing the Narrative (CTN), we’re not trying to sugar-coat aging. Over time, our physical abilities will decrease, as will our health. However, there are some important...
Elizabeth Stanbro: Opening minds through art

Elizabeth Stanbro: Opening minds through art

What do you picture when you think about people living with memory issues? For instance, think about the word “dementia”. Do you come up with a positive picture? One of our society’s common – but inaccurate – stories about aging is that it means becoming helpless,...