Tag: ageism

  • Stephen Burke

    The UK is among the world’s most age-segregated societies. Generations seldom mix outside of families. We’ve sorted ourselves into age silos, keeping young from middle and old, feeding suspicion and […]

  • Jeanette Leardi

    Reasons to be cheerful about global efforts to stamp out ageism across the generations on this week’s The Big Middle. Jeanette Leardi is a social gerontologist and a prolific writer […]

  • Aubrey de Grey

    My third and final guest from the recent Longevity Leaders conference in London is a superstar of the longevity space. Biomedical gerontologist Aubrey de Grey is – by many a […]

  • Wilf Blackburn

    This is the second episode from this month’s Longevity Leaders conference in London – the first of its kind. Think of the conference as the equivalent of the World Economic […]

  • Elizabeth White

    When my job disappeared in my 50s, I didn’t worry. I’d been a good saver, the future was exciting, unknown – let the next adventure begin. I hadn’t even heard […]

  • Marci Alboher

    “What if we looked at our ageing population not as a problem but as an army of experienced social problem solvers” That quotable quote is from my guest, author Marci […]

  • Jonathan Rauch

    Subscribers to The Big Middle will have heard just about every guest mention the U-curve of happiness. Along the life course, social and brain science shows the curve is happy-miserable-happy […]

  • Nadia Tuma-Weldon

    Changing mouldy mindsets is no small order in a world full of media messages that reinforce arbitrary judgements based solely on age. If you’re young, you’re this way, if you’re […]

  • Thank you AGE Platform EU

    Big thanks to Estelle and the team at the #Ageing Equal campaign of @Age-PlatformEU for the lovely write-up of the podcast. Great to be in such good company raising our […]

  • John Tarnoff

    Time was, as recently as 1900, you were a heartbeat away from your coffin if you were lucky to make it to 50. Now, even a rare, fantasy retirement on […]

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