Addressing the “Good for Your Age” Compliment-February 10, 2020. This post discusses the ageism-related issues with the “good for your age” compliment.
Rejecting the Notion that a Presidential Candidate Can be “Too Old”-October 21, 2019. During the 2020 Presidential Election in the United States, there were questions about whether some of the presidential candidates may be “too old.” This post rejects the idea that there is such a thing as “too old.”
Ageism and Technology-March 19, 2019. Often, we want to stereotype young people as knowing technology or older people as not knowing technology. This post challenges those ageist stereotypes.
Ageist Responses to Florida Shooting Survivors-Turned-Activists-February 27, 2018. I use this post to discuss how some of the survivors of the February 2018 shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School became activists and were viewed as being problematic activists just because of their ages.
The Stigma of Looking Old-June 13, 2017. In this piece, I focus on the ageist notion that youthful looks are valued over looking “old.”
What is Ageism?-June 6, 2017. This post provides an introduction to the injustice of ageism. If you don’t know what ageism is or how I view ageism, please read this post.