Casual Ageism: Alive and Well? (SunLife / RSPH)

Summary

SunLife has produced a report on the surprising persistence of ageism (including tacit, unrecognised and socially acceptable “casual ageism”), drawing attention to the often real consequences of such attitudes, and implicit policies, in terms of promoting social exclusion and potentially avoidable adverse impacts on physical and / or mental health.

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Reference

Ageist Britain. London: SunLife, August 2019.

An earlier report of likely interest, from the Royal Society for Public Health [and] Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation:

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That age old question: how attitudes to ageing affect our health and wellbeing. London: Royal Society for Public Health [and] Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation (UK Branch), May 10th 2018.

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