NHS ageism ‘stopping elderly getting cancer treatment’

Widespread ageism throughout the NHS means elderly cancer patients are sometimes being written off as “too old for treatment”, doctors and nurses have admitted. About half of those surveyed in an ICM poll (48 per cent) said they thought “stereotypes and...

Is elderhood different for men and women? Yes and no!

Elderwoman: book by Marian van Eyk McCain The question of gender differences in elderhood has been a big one for me as I approach leading a mixed workshop on this theme for the first time, at Findhorn February 23 – March 1. I’ve discussed the gender question with...