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Held back by ageism?

Held back by ageism?

An interesting and apposite article in your April issue.  There are some advantages in getting older, free prescriptions, discounted theatre tickets, bus passes just to mention a few. However the larg ...
Held back by ageism

Held back by ageism

This 80 year old, registered ‘Disabled’ reader enjoyed reading your Christine Parkinson illuminating front page story (issue 286, April 2016), headlined “Held back by ageism”, ...
Held back by ageism?

Held back by ageism?

Age discrimination is unfair treatment based on a person’s age and is just as wrong as discrimination on the grounds of sex or race, but often we just accept that we are being overlooked because we ar ...
Happy people live longer

Happy people live longer

Being a grumpy old man in middle age can knock almost a decade off your life, a leading social worker has warned. Individuals with a worse attitude towards ageing at the age of 50 live on average seve ...