People are happiest at the "ends of their lives" anti-ageism author says

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Ashton Applewhite. Photo: UNDESA

People are happiest at the beginning and ends of their lives and older people enjoy better mental health than the young and middle-aged.

That's what a best-selling American author and blogger on ageism- the discrimination or prejudice against older people- discovered.

The World Health Organization (WHO) says that negative or ageist attitudes towards older people are widespread.

Ashton Applewhite began by explaining to Jocelyne Sambira the worldplay she used for her book's title: This Chair Rocks.

Duration:  5’12″

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