Having a life of meaning is often tied to employment, which is why mandatory retirement can have a devastating effect on those who wish to keep working, a recent webinar on ageism heard. Photo: Getty Images Having a life of meaning is often tied to employment, which is why mandatory retirement can have a devastating effect on those who wish to keep working, a recent webinar on ageism heard. Photo: Getty Images
Having a life of meaning is often tied to employment, which is why mandatory retirement can have a devastating effect on those who wish to keep working, a recent webinar on ageism heard. Photo: Getty Images
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Ageism: how age discrimination can be fought in society and the workplace – but older people have to stop believing the stereotypes first

  • Ageism should be treated as seriously as other ‘isms’ such as racism and sexism, experts say – it’s not just a social injustice but a threat to the economy
  • Seniors should be aware of self-directed ageism – that is, stop believing the negative stereotypes of growing old with which they are bombarded

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Having a life of meaning is often tied to employment, which is why mandatory retirement can have a devastating effect on those who wish to keep working, a recent webinar on ageism heard. Photo: Getty Images Having a life of meaning is often tied to employment, which is why mandatory retirement can have a devastating effect on those who wish to keep working, a recent webinar on ageism heard. Photo: Getty Images
Having a life of meaning is often tied to employment, which is why mandatory retirement can have a devastating effect on those who wish to keep working, a recent webinar on ageism heard. Photo: Getty Images
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