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"Ageism is discrimination or unfair treatment based on a person’s age. It can impact on someone’s confidence, job prospects, financial situation and quality of life. It can also include the way that age grpups are represented in the media, which can have a wider impact on the public’s attitudes."


In General

Real-Life Examples of Ageist Comments, What They Do to Us, How We Can Respond to Them

Top Reasons to Fight Age Discrimination (Ageism)

Researchers Find Three Causes to Ageism

Ageism, the Racism of Age

Fighting Ageism from American Psychological Association

Ageism in America from NBC News

Humor and the Elderly - The fine line between comfort, coping, and ageism

Ageism Hurts


Medicine

Combating Ageism in Care Circles: Altering Perceptions

Ageism in Medicine Needs to End Doctor Says

Ageism is Pervasive in Healthcare


Employment

More Firms Bow to Generation Y's Demands

6 Reasons Why Ageism is Hurting Your Company

Why Older Workers Should Expect Age Discrimination

Age Discrimination at Work: How to Fight Back

Nine Signs of Age Discrimination


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Even though aging is hard-wired into our DNA we persist in thinking of aging as if it was a technical problem. Dr. Bill Thomas - Expert geriatrician, the founder of The Eden Alternative and The Green House Project