Dr Mervyn Eastman explores the politics of language around ageing.
Joan describes exasperation with the stereotypes others impose on older people.
Whether as “baby boomers” or “bed blockers”, negative stereotyping of older people is pervasive and dangerous.
By Glen Garrod
Mobility scooters and other mobility aids, can give people a new lease of life. But why is so little thought given to their design?
By Josh Coles
1 in 5 of Silver Voices’ members have experienced multiple discrimination, including ageism.
By Dennis Reed
Accessible and reliable public transport is key to many older people living fulfilling lives.
By Sophie Lock
Not all older people are grandparents, and this assumption can be detrimental.
By Kirsty Woodard
Anisah asks for more tolerance and understanding of older people from society.
Isn’t it time we started prioritising the rights of older people to live a life free from abuse?
By Stephen McCarthy, Action on Elder Abuse