An internationally recognized expert on ageism, Ashton Applewhite is the author of This Chair Rocks: A Manifesto Against Ageism (Celadon Books, 2019). She speaks widely at venues that have included the TED mainstage and the United Nations, and is a leading spokesperson for a movement to mobilise against discrimination on the basis of age.

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Pieces by Ashton Applewhite

The truth about growing older
Edition 68: Getting On

Griffith Review