Seeing through ‘older age’

9 June 2020, 14:00 - 15:00

tree crown without leaves with a clock head in the background, shadow of a man with walking stick walking away on the right side of the image.

While age-related distinctions are very common in social and employment contexts, the question is whether reduced physical and mental capabilities can be straightforwardly linked to chronological age, as has been the case with regard to limiting access to employment and financial services on the basis of age. Dr Helga Hejny, ARU, offers the possibility to look beyond age as a number and to experience how it could be very disheartening for the older generation to be treated differently.

Presented as part of our Talking Science series, 8-12 June 2020.

Event Details

9 June 2020, 14:00 - 15:00
Event will be live on Facebook.

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