Tag: ageism

  • Poet Donna Ashworth

    It’s as if she’s got a hotline to your head. She gets inside your mind, rummages round all those piles of messy-feely thoughts, even the ones in the darkest corners, […]

  • Jeremy King [REPLAY+]

    The pandemic has hammered the job prospects of older workers. We got a measure of how hard in the latest from the UK’s official recordkeeper, the Office for National Statistics. Vacancies […]

  • Demographic inflection point? The Big Middle’s core theme explored anew

    Still croaky from apparently not COVID but a beast of a cold/flu combo I picked up in France; where better huh? We’re all in virus-avoidance mode, still, so I can […]

  • Perspectives on resilience + finding joy from three postmenopausal widows

    I had to scale back my intentions with this one. I wanted to bring you the testimonies of at least a  dozen post-60s women. But I wasn’t prepared for the […]

  • Drs Jen + David Unwin

    This one’s a blend of three core strands of The Big Middle: living healthier for longer, the disconnect between chronological and biological age, and the midlife transition. In this case, […]

  • Georgie Lee + Colum Lowe

    We know the global population is rapidly ageing. We know longevity scientists are busy developing restorative treatments as they redefine ageing as a disease. It’s that medical model of steady […]

  • Kyrié Carpenter + Ryan Backer

    It’s often said ageism is the last socially-sanctioned prejudice. Our failure to confront it and make it as unacceptable as racism, sexism and ableism sets us up for our own […]

  • Kerry Hannon

    We are talking work this time – the now, how, why and even the what-to-wear of it through the murky lens of COVID. “None of us know where it’s headed; […]

  • Stuart Lewis

    The future of work this time – that’s the thread I’m pulling from the jaws of what’s increasingly looking like a global depression in my ongoing series The Post-COVID Future […]

  • Louise Aronson

    Anyone with even a passing interest in longevity, the healthcare crisis, and the cultural context of ageing has heard of my guest, American geriatrician Louise Aronson. Her groundbreaking book Elderhood: […]

  • Dr Fayne Frey

    We talk ageism in the Skincare Industrial Complex this time out on the podcast, my 100% free-range collection of what interests me and hopefully you too about how we’re living […]

  • Kelea

    Got a favourite song about ageing? The pop culture universe is well stocked with beautiful songs about traversing the life course. I find it impossible to choose between Frank Sinatra’s […]

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