Most of us are familiar with the pernicious myths and stereotypes about ageing that impact on our daily lives as we get older. Being considered as ‘frail’, forgetful and doddery, lonely, living with dementia, sexless and abused; examples of what Julia Neuberger calls ‘Not dead Yet!’ If ageism is a reflection of a culture being …
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A lot of ┬ápeople have been telling us that they experience or see ageism and age discrimination in different situations; from the media, to the job market, to local services and everyday life. For example at the Greater London Forum for Older People’s question time late last year, one thing which participants called for was …
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