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Go beyond the pages and talk to the authors who bring us aging-related news, research, and books. Hosted by the American Society on Aging.

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Go beyond the pages and talk to the authors who bring us aging-related news, research, and books. Hosted by the American Society on Aging.

    Exploring Death, Caregiving and Ageism with Katy Butler

    Exploring Death, Caregiving and Ageism with Katy Butler

    Peter Kaldes welcomes award-winning journalist, author and public speaker Katy Butler to this episode of Generations Bylines. Butler is the bestselling author of The Art of Dying Well and Knocking on Heaven’s Door. She and Kaldes discuss her experience as a caregiver, her own aging and her writing about those experiences. Butler also tackles the impact of ageism on the media, healthcare and society.

    • 36 min
    Covering Finance and Work for the Baby Boomer Audience with Richard Eisenberg

    Covering Finance and Work for the Baby Boomer Audience with Richard Eisenberg

    In this episode of Generations Bylines, Peter Kaldes, President and CEO of the American Society on Aging talks with Richard Eisenberg. Eisenberg is Managing Editor of Next Avenue and the editor of its Money & Policy and Work & Purpose channels. He this the author of two books: How to Avoid a Mid-Life Financial Crisis and The Money Book of Personal Finance. Peter and Richard discuss finance and careers for older Americans and the impact of COVID-19, as well as ageism in the media.

    This episode was recorded in October 2020.

    Host:
    Peter Kaldes, President and CEO of the American Society on Aging

    Guest:
    Richard Eisenberg, Managing Editor of Next Avenue

    • 14 min
    Talking Ageism in Journalism with Ina Jaffe

    Talking Ageism in Journalism with Ina Jaffe

    In this episode of Generations Bylines, Peter Kaldes, President and CEO of ASA, talks with Ina Jaffe. Jaffe covers aging for NPR's Morning Edition and All Things Considered. In 2015, she was named by PBS's Next Avenue as one of the nation's top Influencers in Aging. Kaldes and Jaffe discuss her role as a journalist covering the aging beat and how ageism impacts both her work and the journalism industry more broadly.

    Host:
    Peter Kaldes, President and CEO of the American Society on Aging

    Guest:
    Ina Jaffe, NPR correspondent covering the aging of America.

    • 18 min
    Writing About Older People with Paula Span

    Writing About Older People with Paula Span

    In Season 2 of Generations Bylines, host Peter Kaldes talks with journalists who cover aging about the aging beat, ageism, and life in general. Episode 1 features Paula Span, who writes the New York Times New Old Age column and teaches journalism at Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism. 

    • 22 min
    Workplace Ageism: It's normal but not ok

    Workplace Ageism: It's normal but not ok

    Elizabeth White, author of "55, Underemployed, and Faking Normal" (2020), and "Fifty-Five, Unemployed, and Faking Normal" (2016), joined Generations Bylines host and ASA CEO, Peter Kaldes. Peter and Elizabeth discuss her books and ageism in employment practices, the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic and resulting unemployment on older people, especially women and BIPOC.

    Follow Elizabeth White on Twitter: @55fakingnormal

    • 28 min
    Style, Reinvention and Leading a Full, Free Life: An Interview with Ari Seth Cohen and Judith Boyd

    Style, Reinvention and Leading a Full, Free Life: An Interview with Ari Seth Cohen and Judith Boyd

    The newest episode of Generations Bylines features Ari Seth Cohen, photographer, author of the books “Advanced Love” and “Older and Wiser” and creator of the blog Advanced Style, and Judith Boyd, model and blogger at Style Crone. Listen as Ari and Judith share their views of aging, what society needs to understand about becoming old and how they vividly counteract traditional norms about how older people should look. 

    • 39 min

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