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Gero-Punk Project Featured in Changing Aging

Dr. Jennifer Sasser's Gero-Punk Project was featured on ChangingAging.org, a blog from Dr. Bill Thomas. Dr. Thomas, international expert on elderhood and geriatric medicine, is founder of the Eden Alternative and Green House Project.

He writes:

I am beginning to see that elderhood needs and is very likely to benefit from a bolus of transgression, of searching, probing, of not knowing. I'm pretty sure that Jenny Sasser (the original geropunk) would also agree with me that the cultivation of a searching but confident unknowingness should be injected into the lives of adults as well.

Adults need to learn how to live as if elderhood matters.

Read the full article on ChangingAging.org
Read Jennifer Sasser's Gero-Punk manifesto on GeroPunkProject.org

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