Margaret Morganroth Gullette is the author of Ending Ageism, or How Not to Shoot Old People. Her prize-winning books on age and ageism include Declining to Decline (best feminist book on American popular culture, from the American Culture Association/ Popular Culture Association) and Agewise (Eric Hoffer Book Award). She has published in Next Avenue, the NY Times, Boston Globe, Chicago Tribune, Al Jazeera, American Scholar, and many literary quarterlies. Her essays are often cited as notable in Best American Essays, most recently in 2016 and 2015.
She is a Resident Scholar at the Women’s Studies Research Center, Brandeis.
This 'Declaration of Grievances' addresses social inclusion, well-being and justice
How one woman's understanding about aging is tangled in other emotions
An expert envisions a future of ever-younger people seeking ever-riskier treatments
Our culture tells us to fear a long decline. We should know better.
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This special report includes storytelling, news and information about health care for older adults in rural areas
Our special series, Vitality Arts, shows the powerful effect that participating in the arts can have on our minds, bodies and souls. Look to this page for information, resources and inspiration that will help you age better through the arts and show that creativity has no age limit.