Oct 26 • 27M

Change the Narrative about Ageism

Janine Vanderberg talks about why ageism hurts us all and what to do about it.

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Janine Vanderberg leads Changing the Narrative, a Colorado-based public interest campaign working to change how people think, talk, and act about aging and ageism. In this interview, Janine discusses:

  • How ageism hurts the economic security of adult in their 50s, 60s, and beyond

  • How ageism has a harmful effect on the healthcare and lifespans of older adults

  • How sometimes the greatest harm comes from ageism we internalize and use against ourselves.

  • The business case for intergenerational teams that include older workers

  • What we can do to talk back constructively to those with ageist attitudes

You can find out more about Janine and her campaign at changingthenarrativeco.org

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