age against the machine

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Growing older can be daunting. And for many women in particular, it can be downright terrifying.

Melissa Doyle (Sunrise, Sunday Night) recently turned 50, and Naima Brown recently turned 40 – and they found themselves wanting some guidance on how to approach life’s second act. So they connect with women from different cultures to learn about how growing older can mean forging deeper connections (New Zealand), getting more power (Ghana), more opportunities (Finland) and sometimes more plastic surgery (South Korea). They discuss everything from menopause to sex, political representation to financial security. They find out how to Age Against the Machine.

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