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Diverse Ageing

How have people from different socio-economic and cultural groups coped with ageing?

How have people from different socio-economic and cultural groups coped with ageing?

Who are some inspirational people from different backgrounds who live dynamic, powerful lives as they age? Who do you know who has used their new life stage(s) as a means to re-invent themselves, to excel in new ways? How do things work differently in your community compared to other parts of the world? What might we learn by looking at how world leaders, politicians, celebrities, or other international figures approach ageing in their country?

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An inspirational photo series named "Delicatessen With Love" which portray grandmothers from 58 different countries, each posing right before they start cooking and then presenting their signature dish in the end.

An inspirational photo series named "Delicatessen With Love" which portray grandmothers from 58 different countries, each posing right before they start cooking and then presenting their signature dish in the end.

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An interview with a special woman that is making sure to stay fit (and independent) as long as posible though yoga, vedic vegetarian food and lots of fun activities. Meet Inge.

An interview with a special woman that is making sure to stay fit (and independent) as long as posible though yoga, vedic vegetarian food and lots of fun activities. Meet Inge.

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Modern society/ tribal society discrimination from the aging perspective triggered me to recall a memory.

Modern society/ tribal society discrimination from the aging perspective triggered me to recall a memory.

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Anna's skills are invaluable to teachers and pupils. She feels that her work keeps her young at heart and that age enables her to be more patient, especially with pupils. Equally, she believes her perspective on life is just as youthful as it was!

Anna's skills are invaluable to teachers and pupils. She feels that her work keeps her young at heart and that age enables her to be more patient, especially with pupils. Equally, she believes her perspective on life is just as youthful as it was!

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From farmer to supermodel: China's latest fashion sensation is 72-year-old granddad.
A Chinese grandfather is proving love knows no bounds as he models looks to promote his granddaughter's clothing store for teens.

From farmer to supermodel: China's latest fashion sensation is 72-year-old granddad. A Chinese grandfather is proving love knows no bounds as he models looks to promote his granddaughter's clothing store for teens.

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In some communities, old people seek refuge in camps, where they’re left to take care of themselves. Bringing structure to these camps, will bring dignity to the old people who seek refuge there and take away the fear of being abandoned at old age.

In some communities, old people seek refuge in camps, where they’re left to take care of themselves. Bringing structure to these camps, will bring dignity to the old people who seek refuge there and take away the fear of being abandoned at old age.

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Neighborhood initiatives!  When someone is aging and/or ill, those closest can do the most good, more often. Pair local kids groups (girl/boy scouts, 4-H, etc) with local seniors. Start a Neighborhood Watch - type group for seniors.

Neighborhood initiatives! When someone is aging and/or ill, those closest can do the most good, more often. Pair local kids groups (girl/boy scouts, 4-H, etc) with local seniors. Start a Neighborhood Watch - type group for seniors.

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The inhabitants of a small Greek island live on average 10 years longer than the rest of western Europe.

The inhabitants of a small Greek island live on average 10 years longer than the rest of western Europe.

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