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Intensive Sessions

…friendly.” Objectives: Identify examples of anti-ageism activism here and abroad. Experience an actual Dismantling Ageism Workshop. Identify additional resources to be used with the Workshop or as stand-alone items to…

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It’s Happening: How Anti-Ageism Activists are Changing the Culture of Aging!

06/25/2019 @ 2:00 pm – 2:45 pm – Guide: Ashton Applewhite, Anti-Ageism Activist Moderator: Joan Devine, Director of Education, Pioneer Network Join us for an interactive discussion with nationally known author and anti-ageism activist Ashton Applewhite about what’s happening in the movement to change the culture of aging. We’ll talk about international and domestic campaigns to dismantle ageism, and how pro-aging advocates can find […]

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A Cruel Irony: Ageism and Ableism in Senior Living Environments

08/15/2019 @ 2:00 pm – 2:45 pm – Guide: Jill Vitale-Aussem, President & CEO, The Eden Alternative We know that our society is full of ageist and ableist messaging. Senior living communities should be a safe haven from this barrage of negativity, right? Wrong. Unfortunately, some of the most damaging examples of ageism and ableism occur right under our noses as residents living […]

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Intensive Sessions 2018

…to advocacy, true pioneers, to end society’s last acceptable prejudice. Objectives: Identify at least three examples of a new awareness of one’s own internal ageism and of external ageism that…

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The Double Whammy of Ageism and Ableism

04/17/2019 @ 2:00 pm – 2:30 pm – Guides: Mel Coppola By now you’ve probably heard some buzz around ageism-the prejudice of people based on their age. And hopefully you have gained some awareness around it and are taking steps against it—after all, you WILL grow old. But how much have you thought about ableism-the prejudice of someone based on their different abilities, […]

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