Battling Pervasive Ageism with Cathy Bollinger – Smilecast 167


The federal Age Discrimination in Employment Act turns 50 this year. The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission received 20,857 claims of age discrimination last year and found that 65 percent of older workers say age is a barrier to getting a job. What is ageism and why is it important to address it? What role does it play in attitudes about aging and why does it matter? What can individuals do to help dismantle these attitudes and embrace their aging? Tune in.

Read more about our expert – Cathy Bollinger