Tag Archives: “Same Old Same Old”

“Loneliness Kills”

Less than six months ago I was writing about the many thousands of older people who live a lonely later life. Now from the University of Chicago, a research study shows clear scientific evidence of the link between social isolation … Continue reading

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“Same Old, Same Old – Death’s Door”

Before I had even concluded my last blog on the recurring headlines about assisted suicide, a host of new headlines on the same subject appear:- “Dying without dignity” – Daily Mail – 20th May 2015 “The dam is about to … Continue reading

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“Same Old, Same Old – Hastened Departure”

This is another blog about recurring headlines that are ageist and continue to build the image of old people as a burden on society.  It is on the subject of assisted suicide which rather ominously I have written about 13 … Continue reading

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“Same Old, Same Old – Loneliness”

Here is another theme from the “Repetitive News Headlines” about older people in the news over the last 12 months.  (Click in the TAG CLOUD on “Same Old Same Old” for other posts on the theme). Loneliness and isolation has been … Continue reading

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“Same Old, Same Old – Technology Age Gap”

This is a follow-up to the last blog – “Repetitive News Headlines” and picks up on the theme of how the introduction of new technology is moving faster than older people’s’ ability to keep up.  (Click in the TAG CLOUD on “Same … Continue reading

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“Same Old, Same Old – Repetitive News Headlines”

I used to follow the news avidly to keep me in touch with the ever-changing world.  I don’t do it so keenly now because standing back in retirement the news doesn’t seem to change that much.  The 24-hour news reporting … Continue reading

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