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April 28, 2022

Meet Rachel Standish

I’m very pleased to be joining the Friendly Communities team at LOPF. I’ll be working part-time with Elizabeth and Sarah on the Age Friendly and Dementia Friendly…
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January 11, 2022

Have I got older (people) news for you!? (January 2022)

At Leeds Older People’s Forum we see and read many interesting stories and resources about older people and ageing. We share a few of these with you…
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December 31, 2021

Update: January 2022

Here is a brief selection of our recent work, and what we expect to be doing next month. We wish you a safe, happy and #ageproud 2022,…
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December 14, 2021

Have I got older (people) news for you!? (December 2021)

At Leeds Older People’s Forum we see and read many interesting stories and resources about older people and ageing. We share a few of these with you…
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November 30, 2021

Update: December 2021

Here is a brief selection of our recent work, and what we expect to be doing next month… November 2021 In November, among other activities, we have……
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November 23, 2021

Have I got older (people) news for you!? (November 2021)

At Time to Shine we see and read a lot of interesting stories and resources about older people. We share a few of these with you each…
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July 10, 2020

Ageism and poverty

One of the big drawbacks of using sweeping generalisations to describe a group of people based on their age is that it can be very misleading. Assuming…
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June 24, 2020

Unconscious bias

In my last blog What do you expect at your age? I explored the structural ageism that exists in our society and the negative impact of this…
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June 10, 2020

What do you expect at your age?

Ageism, like all types of discrimination, works on a number of levels. Individual people are ageist, and the structures within society are ageist too. These ‘structures’ include…
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June 4, 2020

Ageism should come with a health warning!

Ageism can have harmful effects on our health and wellbeing. This is revealed in the largest examination to date of the health consequences of ageism in the…
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