Generations Bylines

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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Season 2 of Generations Bylines

In Season 2 of Generations Bylines, host Peter Kaldes talks with journalists who cover aging about the aging beat, ageism, and life in general.

Season 2 | Episode 1
Writing About Older People with Paula Span

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.


Bonus Episode
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


Bonus Episode
Style, Reinvention and Leading a Full, Free Life

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. 


Bonus Episode
What Retirees Want

Authors Ken Dychtwald and Robert Morison join ASA's CEO Peter Kaldes to discuss their new book, What Retirees Want: A Holistic View of Life's Third Age.



Season 1 | Episode 1
The National Collaboratory On Elder Mistreatment
Moderated by ASA CEO Peter Kaldes, the first podcast in the series is Bylines: The National Collaboratory on Elder Mistreatment, and features Spring 2020 Generations authors Rebecca Jackson Stoeckle and Scott Bane talking about their article “The National Collaboratory on Elder Mistreatment.”

Season 1 | Episode 2
Our National Shame: Little to No Funding for Elder Abuse Prevention and Response 

Moderated by Peter Kaldes, CEO of the American Society on Aging, the second podcast in the series features Spring 2020 Generations author Kathy Greenlee talking about her article “Our National Shame: Little to No Funding for Elder Abuse Prevention and Response.”


Season 1 | Episode 3
Reframing Elder Abuse

In this episode of Bylines, Peter Kaldes speaks with authors Laura Mosqueda, Alyssa Neumann, and Eden Ruiz-Lopez talking about their article “Reframing Elder Abuse” in the Spring 2020 issue of Generations.