Second Opinion: Ageism develops a nasty twist – Family News & Advice | Parenting, Marriage & Kids | The Irish Tim – Tue, Aug 13, 2013

Sadly, ageism seems to be intensifying…

Now, according to the NPAS, older people are stereotyped as being either “sick, disabled, non-contributors to society” or as “healthy, financially secure, and taking advantage of State benefits that they can afford to pay for themselves”.

The term “intergenerational conflict” has become part of public discourse, implying that older and younger people are in conflict about how income is distributed in society.

via Second Opinion: Ageism develops a nasty twist – Family News & Advice | Parenting, Marriage & Kids | The Irish Tim – Tue, Aug 13, 2013.

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