Ashton Applewhite is a Brooklyn-based activist and writer. Her latest book, This Chair Rocks: A Manifesto Against Ageism, debunks many myths about late life.
Dementia, disrespect, and loneliness – that is not your future, says aging expert Ashton Applewhite.
Here's why many 80 year olds are probably happier than you.
The older we are, the less our chronological age may say about us.