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Ashton Applewhite

Ashton Applewhite was NextAvenue’s Influencer of the Year in Aging in 2016. She is the author of This Chair Rocks: A Manifesto Against Ageism, blogs at, and is a leading spokesperson for a movement to make ageism as unacceptable as any other prejudice.

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Reflections on the Plague Year From an Anti-Ageism Activist

The pandemic didn't make ageism worse, it exposed what's been there all along
March 15, 2021
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