If she thinks about age at all, it’s not as something to rebel against, but to embrace. The integration of the skills she accumulated over the years and her true passion—food, community—have eased her transition into this new chapter. This is something we at Ageist see a lot of: reinvention.
“I feel relevant here, because I’m the woman with all the food in the neighborhood,” she says. “If all I can achieve for the rest of my life is to maintain my business and have this social connectivity, then this is a great life.”