Fight ageism, not aging

Fight ageism, not aging

You say the name Margaret Morganroth Gullette, and you immediately think about the legendary cultural critic. In reality, Margaret is extremely easy-going and it’s heartwarming to get a glimpse of the person behind the public figure and the scholar. Furthermore, we wouldn’t probably be here without her work. She’s one of the pioneers of…

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Rethink the need of perfection

Rethink the need of perfection

I got in touch with Debbie Clarke Moderow a few years ago, when I wrote a feature on fitness challenges. I was fascinated by her story and her determination to hit the Iditarod Trail for the second time and complete the race after the first failed attempt. As it generally happens with…

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Challenge the ideology of aging

Challenge the ideology of aging

We are always sensitive and passionate about discrimination and we know how to recognize it when it’s about race, gender, and socio-economical variables. Then, without realizing it, we have a bias against age. We’re so “good” at it, because we practice all the time…

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