Tag Archives: ageism

Call for older models to show reality?

Call for older models to show reality?

The article on gerascophobia in your last edition, triggered by comments from Jeremy Paxman, really hit the nail on the head. I’d like to raise something that continually irritates me – wh ...
The new age of ageing

The new age of ageing

Gerascophobia is the fear of getting old, classically demonstrated by Jeremy Paxman in his financial Times diary (19th August 2016). His fear of being ‘on the verge of incontinence and idiocy’, at age ...
Use it or lose it!

Use it or lose it!

Thank you for keeping Mature Times so bright and breezy! This 80-year-old registered disabled reader very much enjoyed reading Christine Parkinson’s illuminating front-page story headlined ‘Held back ...
The cost of being 70

The cost of being 70

I found your article ‘Held back by ageism’ (April 2016) an interesting and apposite article.  There are some advantages in getting older, free prescriptions, discounted theatre tickets, bus passes jus ...