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Let's End Ageism with Ashton Applewhite and Judy Foreman (2:00-3:00 EDT)

Wednesday, June 17, 2020, 2:00 PM until 3:00 PM
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Wednesday, June 17 2:00 - 3:00 p.m. EST 

Let’s End Ageism: We’re All Aging with Ashton Applewhite and Judy Foreman


What’s a surefire way to make activism more effective? Make it intergenerational. What’s the biggest obstacle? An ageist culture that pits old against young and bombards us with messages that wrinkles are tragic and old people useless. Aging is not a problem to be “fixed” or a disease to be “cured”. It is a natural, powerful, lifelong process that unites us all, and a world that’s better to grow old in is better for everyone. Join Ashton Applewhite and Judy Foreman for a robust conversation about ageism - debunking myth after myth about late life and dismantling ageism in the process.


Ashton Applewhite is an internationally recognized expert on ageism and the author of This Chair Rocks: A Manifesto Against Ageism available at   Judy Foreman is an award-winning medical journalist and author.  Her latest book is Exercise is Medicine available at


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This virtual program is presented in partnership with the Boston Public Library, as part of Beacon Hill Village’s Living Well Ending Well series.  Registration required online here or by calling Beacon Hill Village at 617-723-9713.  Free and open to the public.