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Ashton Applewhite

Founder
This Chair Rocks

Author and activist Ashton Applewhite has been recognized by the New York Times, the New Yorker, National Public Radio, and the American Society on Aging as an expert on ageism. She blogs at This Chair Rocks, speaks widely at venues that have ranged from the United Nations to the TED mainstage, has written for Harper’s, the Guardian, and the New York Times, and is the voice of Yo, Is This Ageist?  The author of This Chair Rocks: A Manifesto Against Ageism, which has just been released in paperback, Ashton is a leading spokesperson for a movement to make discrimination on the basis of age as unacceptable as any other prejudice.

Let’s Move Forward Together

 

On a monthly-basis, this six-part digital series will delve into perspectives from patients, caregivers and leaders from across the healthcare industry to address changing implications for empathetic care.

 

Patient Experience Digital Series