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Jeanette Leardi

Contributor Jeanette Leardi

Social gerontologist and Ageful Living blogger Jeanette Leardi is a Portland, Oregon–based community educator and public speaker who gives popular presentations and workshops on ageism, brain fitness, creativity, health literacy, and caregiver support. Her essays, articles, and book reviews have appeared in The Charlotte Observer, The Oregonian, The Dallas Morning News, Stria, ChangingAging, and 3rd Act Magazine.

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Why Every Month Should Be Older Americans Month

It's celebrated in May, but if we commemorate it right, eventually we'll no longer need to call attention to it
May 10, 2021
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