Live surveys & polls

We want to better understand the little and big questions of how to age well, and we need your help!  Share your insights and experiences and have your say in our live surveys and polls.

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Monthly Poll: Is the Media Ageist?

The Centre for Ageing Better found that older characters are underrepresented in British films, with only one in ten older characters involved in major plotline. Is our media ageist, and if so what can be done about it?

Do you think the media is ageist?
Would you want to see more age diversity in advertising and the media?

Time and money well spent?

In the join report from Design Age Institute, the International Longevity Centre (ILC) and the Royal College of Art , ‘Money well spent? Overcoming barriers to spending in later life’, 72% of people aged 60 and over reported feeling that they are not spending their time and money in the way they would like to, due to financial, health and social barriers. The majority reported a desire to spend more on ‘experiences’

What ‘experiences’ would you most like to invest time and money in as you grow older?

What 'experiences' would you most like to invest time and money in as you grow older? 

What's My Age Again?

To design for age we must first define our age.  Explore how chronological age, biological age and psychological age intersect.

Read the story to learn more about how age can be defined.



What's my age again?

Are you an accidental ageist?

Take our quiz to find out how ageist you really are.

Q1 You're in the opticians and the salesperson calls the previous customer a ‘sweet old lady’. Do you:
Q2 When a woman and her adult son visit the dentist together, should the dentist address:
Q3. Your car is involved in an accident with an older driver. Do you think:
Q4. You are house hunting in a nice area with good schools. The houses are very large and many seem to be inhabited by older adults. Do you:
Q5. An older couple kiss and cuddle in a restaurant in public. Do you:

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2 responses to “Live surveys & polls”

  1. I would welcome hearing more about the work you do, how you influence policies and network with people who also have questions around ” Elderly” and their role in the society.

    I think there is a huge opportunity and benefits of intergenerational families and teams and more can be done to make it happen.

    • Hi Parul,

      Thank you for your comment! We share more information about our work and opportunities to get involved via our mailing list. You can subscribe in our footer below 🙂

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