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Public perceptions of ageing, older age and demographic change
Attempting to change narratives is often known as ‘reframing’: making
conscious and intentional choices about what to include – and what
not to include – in communications in order to influence how people
think, feel, and act on certain issues. The language we use matters
because it can influence public opinion, which can in turn influence
policy choices and decisions.
The current ‘dominant view’ of ageing and demographic change is
summarised in the table on page 6 of the report. This is derived from our literature review and discourse analysis, which explored how ageing was talked about and represented across different parts of society.
The ‘alternative view’, also summarised, has been developed
over several years of researching ageing and how people experience
later life. Many working in ageing already advocate for this view and
ascribe to it, however it is clearly at odds with the current dominant
view. The gap between these two views represents the reframing
challenge. The report explores this and how we create that shift from the
dominant view to the alternative view.
Read the report at Centre for Ageing Better source: Reframing-ageing-public-perceptions.pdf
By Roz Jones
Do you constantly find yourself wrapped up in your imperfections? If so, it could be getting in the way of leading a happy, fulfilled life.
Each of us has imperfections. However, many fight against their flaws; harshly criticizing themselves for not being perfect. There is a lot of pressure in society today to be a perfect person. Unfortunately, this just isn’t possible. So, most of us end up feeling like a failure or developing feelings of self-hatred. This is even more difficult when caring for a loved one.
If you want to learn to love yourself, embracing your imperfections is key. Here, we’ll look at why it’s important to embrace your imperfections and the benefits it can deliver.
Your Positive Imperfections
When you start to embrace your imperfections, you’ll start to see them more positively. Believe it or not, there are some positives to imperfections. For example…
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This is an account of why and how journalists’ reports of hearings are typically so different from the pieces written by bloggers for projects like the Open Justice Court of Protection Project.Covering the Court of Protection – a journalist’s take
By Roz Jones
As a caregiver, you will face challenges, failures, setbacks, and disappointments. How you deal with these obstacles will determine the outcome. Mental toughness separates those who fail to meet challenges and quit from ones who don’t. If your mind is trained to withstand whatever test comes, nothing will be too hard to overcome. If you train your mind right, you will bounce back from every failure and withstand difficulties. Nothing will be strong enough to keep you down.
6 ways to build mental toughness and withstand the toughest challenges.
- Have a clearly defined life purpose.
Knowing your purpose in life and staying true to it each day will help you to build mental toughness. It will give you the strength you need to withstand the toughest challenges because you know what you intend to accomplish. You know that problem you have, no matter how difficult, is just…
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