Posts by Apricot

COVID-19 and Ageism

Centre for Better Ageing: “Ageism is not just a UK issue, in fact the United Nations has recognised this as an international one with them highlighting the importance of older people in society.” Click Here to read the full article

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The Impact of Demographic Change in Europe

Report on the Impact of Demographic Change A profound demographic change is already affecting our societies and communities across the EU. Curious to see what Europe will look like in the decades to come? According to our first-ever report on the demographic changes in the EU: 🔹 life expectancy in Europe is set to increase;…

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Fuller Working Lives: What, How, Why?

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Fuller Working Lives: What, How, Why? Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) In this video you can listen to experts across industry share their advice on making the most of the talented pool of older workers across the UK. Visit: to get your tool kit on employing older workers.

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The State of Ageing 2019 and 2020

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The State of Ageing | Centre for Ageing Better The ‘State of Ageing in 2019’ report gives a snapshot of what life is like for older people today and looks at the prospects for future generations. You can see their full report here:

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Leah Georges TED Talk on how generational stereotypes hold us back at work

Leah Georges TED Talk on how generational stereotypes hold us back at work The Silent Generation, baby boomers, Generation X, millennials, Gen Z — we’re all in the workforce together. How are our assumptions about each other holding us back from working and communicating better? Social psychologist Leah Georges shows how we’re more similar than…

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Becoming An Age Friendly Employer

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Becoming An Age Friendly Employer The Centre for Ageing Better’s report calls for employers to be more age-friendly and inclusive of those over 50, including doing more to tackle age discrimination in the workplace. You can view the video here as well as finding many other excellent resources about this topic.

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Age Discrimination The Age Myths

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Age Discrimination: The Age Myths An interesting video exploring some of the myths surrounding both younger and older employees from Skill Boosters who develop video based training for inclusion, leadership and teamwork.

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What older workers can do to stay employed

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Ageism in the workplace: What older workers can do to stay employed CBS This morning talk about ageism in the workplace and features Linkedin Editor in Chief, Dan Roth. A new study claims about 56 percent of Americans over the age of 50 have faced or could face “employer-driven” job loss, according to ProPublica and…

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