Posts Tagged ‘Ageism’

Sorry, you’re too old

Monday, March 15th, 2021
Doug Golightly

Another email lobs into the inbox. “Thanks so much for taking the time to apply for the position of … “In reviewing your application, we’d like to acknowledge the experience you’ve gained, though unfortunately on this occasion, we won’t be moving forward with your application for this role. “While we couldn’t get things to work Read more

Poverty, loneliness behind high rates of suicide among elderly men

Thursday, February 20th, 2020

A focus on reducing death by suicide among young people is ageist and misleading, an expert in mental health among the elderly says. Associate Professor Yoram Barak said a recent Otago University study showed rates of death by suicide for men aged over 85 in the past 10 years were similar to those among younger Read more