Yes, there is age discrimination.
You can be defeated by it or you can over come it. One way is to start your own business. Another is to find a small young growing business that will appreciate the years of experience, wisdom and problem solving skills you possess.
You will be rewarded by finding a great place to work and they will be rewarded with a problem solver that will provide time-tested solutions helping them grow.
At age 5 his Father died. At age 16 he quit school.
At age 17 he had already lost 4 jobs.
Between ages 18 & 22, he was a railroad conductor & failed.
He applied for law school he was rejected.
He became an insurance sales man & failed.
At age 20 his wife left him
He became a cook & dishwasher in a small cafe.
At age 65 he retired.
Decided to commit suicide, he had failed so much. But, he realized still one thing he could do better than anyone “cooking.”
He borrowed $87, bought & fried up chicken using his recipe, went door to door to sell them in Kentucky.
At age 88 Colonel Sanders, founder of KFC was a billionaire.