ageism

Young people can help stop ageist attitudes

Young people can help stop ageist attitudes

Research from the University of Kent has highlighted some interesting points about how our friendships can help tackle ageist attitudes from both ends of the age 'divide'. "The researchers found that young adults who experienced good quality contact expressed less ageism towards older adults.

Creating a world that works for young and old

Creating a world that works for young and old

We wonder why social isolation and loneliness is a growing problem. Our populations are ageing, but our environments on the whole do not encourage older people to venture out. How often do we actually think about age-friendliness and how often are older people invited to participate in the design process?