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A Campaign for Age Justice - 11/14/16 Event


A Campaign for Age Justice
Getting Our Fair Share

Bobbie Sackman, M.S.W.
Director of Public Policy
Live-On NY
How Ageism Affects the NYC Budget… 146 more words


Ageism: It Affects All Of Us

In 1900, 1 in 25 Americans was a senior. In 2016, 1 in 8 Americans is a senior. In 2020, 1 in 6 Americans will be a senior. 1,045 more words

Commentaries & Reports

Ageism against younger people

Here I would like to point out, although I tend to focus ageism as an issue that mainly affects older people, it is still something that also affects young people. 276 more words


Don’t let me down,
Lord I feel like I live life with a frown,
The sad little clown walking from place to place,
Knowing he doesn’t belong… 198 more words


Ageism: please don’t call me “dear”

Apparently it’s called “benevolent prejudice”, the tendency to see older people as “friendly” but “incompetent” and to treat them accordingly. And apparently, women encounter this phenomenon more often than men. 584 more words

Odds And Ends

Past Imperfect - #433

Jane was quite pleased that the movie producers presented her with a giant cake to celebrate her birthday during the filming of “An Urchin Grows in Brooklyn”. 46 more words