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Listen: Bristol Unpacked on ageism and intergenerational divides with Bristol Older People’s Forum lead Ian Quaife

Ian is organising 3,000 of Bristol’s older people to fight for their rights, but there’s also some tension between the generations.

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There’s often rumbles of ‘intergenerational divides’, whether it’s over Brexit, the impact of the pandemic, if younger or older people ‘have it easier’ and so on. Meanwhile, in a rapidly ageing population, older people are often neglected or sidelined unfairly and unnecessarily according to Ian Quaife of Bristol Older People’s Forum. Neil and Ian dig into the issues and explore how and why this is the case, and what can be done about it.

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