I’m an activist working to end ageism: discrimination and stereotyping on the basis of age. I’ve been blogging about it since 2007 at This Chair Rocks, where you can find my bio and my research; I give talks; and I’m the voice of YoIsThisAgeist?, a Q&A blog. (Go ahead, ask me.) I want to see
The Pass It On Network invited Cat Johnson from Shareable, an award-winning nonprofit news, action and connection hub for the emerging sharing transformation, to tell us about this global movement that is impacting ever part of society. She gives us 10 simple, practical examples of how anyone can join in and start making a difference today.
Who’s who: The author is Julie, freshly retired as a Higher Ed Administrator from the U.S.A. Moira is the Pass It On (PIO) Network International Coordinator from France, and Hans is the PIO Liaison for Iceland. (Hans has a U3A title I think?) July 29: Learning that I was flying Icelandair to Europe, Moira tells
Once upon a time Renée had a salaried job. She liked her job for many years but things changed and she decided to go solo and once over the “yipes zone” as she calls it, she’s never looked back and has literally thousands who are grateful she made that choice because her mission in life
About a senior gap year and the longevity paradox. I would love to take a senior gap year, right now, as I move from full employment to the next stage of my life that could well be 20 to 30 years. I would love the opportunity to explore new avenues, try new things and experiment
It was past 23h on December 5, 2013. I was up creating a collage of the Pass It On Network launch with Jan Hively in Paris in November, vaguely watching late night news on Aljazeera when the flow was interrupted. President Jacob ZUMA was about to address the people of South Africa. Madiba, the father