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UK’s ageist attitudes revealed in new report

24 March 2020   (0 Comments)
Posted by: Heather Ette
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Mocking, patronising and demonising: UK’s ageist attitudes revealed in new report

 

Attitudes to ageing and older people in the UK are mostly negative, according to a new report published by IEP Strategic Partners, Centre for Ageing Better. 

 

The report finds that older people are seen as incompetent, hostile and a burden on society and that negative stereotypes are rife in the workplace, in health and social care and in the media, with women and people from black and minority ethnic groups facing “double jeopardy” of discrimination.

You can read the report here