Did you know that many organisations categorise older people as anything from 50 years upwards? By that token, that puts me and my 87-year-old mum in the same box, which to me makes very little sense. Older people (like many demographics) also tend to get lumped together as though they all think alike and have the same interests. This is clearly nonsense. Moreover, much of the arts-based work for older people is focused on older people in care homes, which represents only 5% of the... more
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