The Senior
Tuesday, 5 December 2023

Made the brunt of jokes, devalued, infantilised and excluded - the ageist ways we treat older Australians

Updated October 6 2023 - 9:24am, first published October 3 2023 - 10:07am

Ageism is rife throughout Australia and is sometimes so ingrained that we don't even recognise it, according to the National Ageing Research Institute .


Eileen Wood

Senior Journalist

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