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
Longer lives are an incredible success story, but negative attitudes undermine this.
By Anna Dixon
Sophia focuses on the rewards of later life.
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.