“Information is not knowledge.”- Quoted by Albert Einstein; a man who acquired more information than most in his time on this planet. But if information is not knowledge, what is? And what does it have to do with Fight Ageism? Knowledge is the heart of Fight Ageism. Knowledge one of the best pieces of ammunition Read More
DELRAY BEACH, Florida — Fight Ageism launched in the summer of 2013 with a common goal: to show the world that seniors are cool, and to give seniors the tools to prove it. Since last summer, we’ve introduced you to some very cool seniors like Ida and Palma at the Boynton Beach Senior Center. They Read More
Memories soar from her like a wind on the wings of the past: memories that light up the faces of a brimming banquet hall at the Boynton Beach Senior Center. Twirling her way through the crowd of clapping retirees and past a pair of dancers entranced in their own mysterious language of movement, Dawn is Read More
Lisa Taylor could be like many government employees in Washington D.C. She’s up early this morning—heading to the office before most on the East Coast are even out of bed. Her desk, like countless others, is seated in a monolithic government building with tight security. Underground tunnels ferry her to and from other monolithic government Read More
A plead from his 86 year old mother rang through his ears, “Stan, if you can help me get from here to there better than I do now, show me.” It was the Spring of 2006 and Stan Cohen had a revelation. For years, he had been practicing the ancient Chinese martial art of T’ai Read More
Zvi Glaser was one of the first men in to Berlin in 1945. During World War II, he enlisted into the Red Army to escape the Latvian coal mines and became a member of the first platoon to find the remains of Adolf Hitler.Hear this veteran’s thoughts on ageism in 2013.
Academia is supposed to be a world of respect and knowledge; a place where attaining knowledge and wisdom are regarded as the ultimate achievements. Recently, those values have started to change. Trudy Valentine spent the past 20 years of her life as a professor for a small Appalachian university. For 20 years—during which she garnered Read More
SAN DIEGO, CA- Julius Erving was caught off guard. He hung in the air, but this time Dr. J wasn’t flying in for another patented slam dunk—he was wondering how the crafty young Clippers forward had gotten past him. One second, the NBA Hall of Famer was rising to swat a shot, the next he Read More