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Ageism: Connexipedia Article
Also called age discrimination, it is stereotyping of and discrimination against individuals or groups because of their age.
Aging: a process of discovery: A review of Look Me in the Eye: Old Woman, Aging and Ageism
Adams, Mary Louise
Review of a collection of essays by Barbara Macdonald and Cynthia Rich, in which they speak with honesty and clarity about ageism, aging and the inevitability and imminence of death.
Berlin's oldest squatters in town defend threatened community centre: Pensioners take a stand against development of their comunity centre
Connolly, Kate
Dozen of pensioners took over a community centre in the east Berlin suburb of Pankow last month after the local council said the building they had used as a community centre for 15 years had to make w...
Canada's Fighting Seniors
Gifford, C.G.
A look at the growth of a senior's movement in Canada in the 1980s.
Connexions: Volume 7, Number 1 - March 1982
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Daughters of the Elderly
Norris, Jane (Ed)
The Everyday Activist: 365 Ways to Change the World
Horton, Michael
A positive, practical guide to healing the world - one day at a time. Packed with ideas and facts from leading campaign organizations, this handbook shows how the smallest actions can make a differenc...
Getting Started on Social Analysis in Canada: Third Edition
Czerny, Michael; Swift, Jamie
See also CX2933.
Look Me in the Eye: Old Woman, Aging, and Ageism
Macdonald, Barbara; Rich, Cynthia
About ageism, aging, and the inevitability and imminence of death.
Over the hill and picking up speed: An interview by Doug Wilson
Wilson, Doug
An interview with three older gay activists about aging and society.
Too Damn Old!
Meister, Dick
Ageism can strike anyone once they reach a certain age -- sometimes as early as 40 -- and it can make the victim feel unwanted, unneeded and oppressed.

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Transport Action Canada
Transport 2000 Canada is a non-profit, non-partisan federation of consumer groups and individuals which advocates improved rail passenger, air, bus, marine and urban transportation throughout Canada. ...

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Ageing is the accumulation of changes in an organism or object over time.
Dijon adapts its urban thinking to the needs of an ageing population
The French city is at the forefront of an urban network aiming to actively improve the lives of its older residents
Dupont, Gaelle
Dijon, a city in France is taking an innovative approach adressing the needs of it's ageing population. Research has suggested that movement, and minimizing isolation are the leading methods in the sl...
The village where people have dementia -- and fun
Henley, Jon
How is society to look after the ever-growing number of people with dementia? A curiously uplifting care home near Amsterdam may have the answers.

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National Senior News
Periodical profile published 1991
Serial Publication (Periodical)
The Newfoundland and Labrador Pensioners and Senior Citizens Federation
This organization represents some 250 senior citizens clubs in Newfoundland and Labrador.