What Can We Do About Ageism

Published:November 03, 2022DOI:
      This editorial was provoked by several newspaper articles in recent months complaining that the US is a gerontocracy, pointing out that the President, the Speaker of the House, and the Senate Majority Leader are aged 79, 80, and 82. The fact that the same writers do not draw attention to the age of the senior Senator from Vermont, who is 81, suggests that their real concerns are not about these leaders’ ages but about their ideas and policies, being couched as questions about their competence.
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        • Ganguli M.
        • Hendrie H.C.
        You're only as old as your brain.
        Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, 2022 (Sept 29.)