Age discrimination protections should be extended to cover the provision of goods, facilities and services, according to the Equality Commission for Northern Ireland.
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Older people are being denied vital surgery for cancer, hernia repairs and joint replacements because the NHS imposes "cutoffs" for treatment based on age discrimination, a report has warned.
Older people will continue to pay higher prices for insurance after ministers decided that age discrimination laws would not be applied to financial services.
Series of critical reports in past year have uncovered examples of elderly people suffering abuse and neglect at hands of carers
Too young to have IVF: 24-year-old Andrea Heywood fights against age discrimination and her right to fertility treatment
Youngsters under the age of 17 are being turned away from the Tesco Express store opposite Ernesford Grange School in Coventry after complaints about theft and staff intimidation.
A ban on age discrimination in goods and services has been shelved by ministers, leaving millions of elderly at risk of inferior hospital treatment and rip off insurance.
Institutional age discrimination and ageism in Scotland sees 820,000 treated as second-class citizens
Scotland's older people have hit out at the age discrimination they face while trying to buy goods and services.
The Patients Association highlights harrowing cases of pensioners being left starving or suffering in agony.
The Government and health watchdogs have devised a series of plans to tackle the age discrimination problem.
Last week: cancer. This week: hip fractures. More evidence of age discrimination in the NHS as hip fracture patients given 'low priority' by NHS hospitals
The NHS treats elderly patients with broken hips as a "low priority", a Government watchdog has said.