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A Turning Point for the Rights of Older People

For too long we have witnessed the impact of excluding older people in responses to climate change, conflict, and humanitarian disasters. Ageism must no longer be ignored.more

Age Friendly Towns in Ireland

Developing Age Friendly Towns revolves around the ethos that if you design for the young, you exclude the old, but if you design for the old, you include everyone.more

An Innovative Caregiving Program Shows Promise

Decent pay, training, and a professional identity enhance staff retention, accountability, and quality assurance. In this way, PMC has become an empowering career option for women in neighborhoods where steady employment is very limited.more

Applying the Pandemic’s Public Health Lessons Holds Promise for Latin America and the World

While the current emergency is not yet over, we are all starting to imagine what a post-pandemic world could look like. In fact, there is much talk about a new normal. I would argue, however, that we have a once-in-a-generation opportunity to build a better normal. We owe it to all those who have suffered to apply the lessons we have learned thus far.more

Combating Ageism in the Media and Marketing

Reaping the economic benefits of age-inclusive marketing starts with understanding the 50-plus lifestyle and then using images and messaging that connect with the reality of how people are aging today. Increasingly, that lifestyle includes employment, which is tied to consumption and spending patterns.more

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