Prof Mary Beard: let's reclaim the word 'old'

There is an ongoing conversation about ageism in our society. Within it is the development of a whole new vocabulary for our generation. 'Seniors' or the 'Older Generation’ requires a new moniker people are saying, that ‘baby boomers’ is retro and congers up tie-dye and acid rock. We're sometimes referred to as being ‘late-middle age’ which is a little lackluster. On these pages,  we're likely to be called the 'Silver Generation'  with an attitude of positive and action, with Sterling Silvers offering inspiration.

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