Tag: ageing

Ageing Gracefully 101: Everything You Wanted To Know

Ageing: Are you ageing with a “bad” attitude? That is a relative word, “bad,” and not one of my preferred. Labelling is not an activity that I like to indulge in. No situation or experience is really “good” or “bad,” they just “are.” Growing older just is a fact of life. It is part of … Read More

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The Ageing Face Of Homelessness In North American Cities

Homelessness. “The ageing face of homelessness in North American cities” by Sarah Canham, Simon Fraser University In Vancouver last month, more than 400 volunteers walked around, carrying clipboards and wearing bright yellow buttons that read “Homeless Count.” They were out on the streets or in shelters asking homeless people to complete brief surveys for the city’s … Read More

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Why Age Gives West African Women More Autonomy And Power

“Why age gives West African women more autonomy and power” by Marijke Verpoorten, University of Antwerp and Sahawal Alidou, University of Antwerp Several studies, covering about 58 countries across the world, found that as women get older they are more able to make decisions independently of men. But scholars have struggled to pin down explanations … Read More

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