The Gerontological Society of America has published a report, “Longevity Economics: Leveraging the Advantages of an Aging Society” highlighting America's changing age demographics and suggesting a number of policy priorities.
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Dr. Robert Butler, a Pulitzer Prize-winning expert on aging who coined the phrase "ageism," has died in New York City, his daughter said Tuesday. He was 83.
A leading pensions guru has said pension credits could be phased out temporarily by the new coalition Government as a compromise over state pension reform.
Colin Carlson, a 13-year-old student at the University of Connecticut, has claimed he is the victim of age discrimination after being denied enrollment in a class that requires field work in Africa.
A policy of health testing older taxi drivers in Aberdeen could be revoked because of discrimination fears.
The Social Market Foundation has warned that the primary focus on the rise in youth unemployment is misguided and excessive because it leads to policy responses that concentrate on the young to the exclusion of other unemployed people.