1. Jeanette Leardi -- What Do I Do About Sneaky Ageism? 36:12

It’s no secret that in our culture most older people experience ageism– discrimination that’s based on a person’s age. In fact, in a recent study reported this year in the Journal of the American Medical Association 93% of people ages 50 to 80 reported experiencing one or more forms of ageism in their everyday lives. While it follows that we would want to do something to abolish ageism, we may feel that we don’t have much power to do so as individuals. But according to social gerontologist Jeanette Leardi, there’s quite a lot that we can — and should — do. Find out more: JeanetteLeardi.com.

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Nicole Christina is the host of the multi-award winning Zestful Aging Podcast, an interview show heard in 103 countries. It's approaching its fifth year, with more than 300 interviews. She is also the author of “Not Just Chatting; How to Become a Master Podcast Interviewer”. Nicole’s guests are change makers from a variety of disciplines; filmmakers, writers, advocates, poets, musicians, scientists, athletes and entrepreneurs, many of whom are top experts in their fields. The Show has a humanitarian focus, and looks at the importance of leaving your own legacy. Leaving a legacy is a way of contributing to the common good, which has shown to have a significant impact on aging well.