GenPhilly in the Press!!

Image (R)evolution

When she was in graduate school in the early ’80s, Merle Drake came upon a Cosmopolitan Magazine advertisement with the words “When you’re 25 and no longer young…”

“My first reaction was that I had only few more years to be a viable member of society,” she said. “The Women’s Movement was blossoming then, but the focus was primarily on younger women’s issues, not on women as they aged,”

Drake was one of the panelists at a recent forum on“Women and Aging: Image (R)evolution ,” sponsored by GenPhilly, a network of young professionals that focuses on fostering an age-friendly Philadelphia. Others were Sarah H. Kagan, Ph.D., RN, Lucy Walker Honorary Term Professor of Gerontological Nursing at the University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing and Valerie Temple Lange, programming and community outreach coordinator at the Bryn Mawr Film Institute. continue reading>>

Source: Marcia Z.  Siegal (Milestones e-news, September 22 2010)

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