There’s a growing recognition of the important role that ‘senior’ staff can play in the workplace – but are they fully equipped, or even inclined, to rise to the challenge?
A look at employment legislation in the UK around engaging and retaining older workers, and how employers are addressing age discrimination.
Article that looks at how a growing numbers of the over-65s want to keep working, volunteer or go on gap years.
Response to recent research that concludes that babies born now could face working until they are 77 because of the pensions shortfall.
What is wisdom, and how does it play out in individual lives?
The business case for ignoring outdated and inaccurate stereotypes and giving older workers a chance to thrive is absolutely compelling.
The Default Retirement Age ("DRA") allowed employers in the UK to forcibly retire staff over 65 and was abolished in 2011. Since three years have passed - what, if any, impact has this had.
The Emmys 2014 showed that TV does not only favour the young.
An analysis of how television news adds to the wider discourses that permeate society about feminine beauty. Recent research demonstrates that television is still the main source of news for many older people(and hence solidifies the stereotypes around female beauty.
Sheryl Sandberg teams up with Getty Images as part of her work with LeanIn.org to transform the library’s stock images, remove stereotypes, and empower women and families.
Grace Dent: You can’t say anything any more – unless it’s about the Baby Boomers, who have even taken to blaming themselves: The Independent, 11 July 2014
Are UK baby boomers the 'luckiest people people alive'?
An amazing story about Hearlen Woolfe, who leapt from 10,000 feet in a tandem jump in Wiltshire, raising £4,000 for About Face, a cancer charity. ‘But it was too short’, she said…so she is now planning a jump from 15,000 feet!
Harriette Thompson Running the San Diego Marathon became the second oldest woman to ever complete a marathon
Ageing and the brain: BBC Radio 4, 11 June 2014
New perspectives on brain power in older age