GRAND TUFTI STICKS UP FOR CODGERS

From YAHOO:

The Archbishop of Canterbury has appealed for an end to damaging stereotypes of older people, which he says have created a climate in which they suffer abuse. In his final speech in the UK House of Lords, Dr Rowan Williams said attitudes of "contempt and exasperation" towards the ageing population were contributing to a range of abuse, from patronising and impatient behaviour to physical mistreatment. He referred to estimates that a quarter of the older population experience elder abuse in some form and called for the British government to appoint a national Older People's Commissioner.

I thought he'd already got a job to go to. Perhaps he's forgotten.

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GRAND TUFTI STICKS UP FOR CODGERS — 4 Comments

  1. And then there’s all of us aging Boomers here in States sponging off the young, stalling the progress of popular music, breaking the country’s budget with our aches and pains and our shunning of gainful employment to enjoy sleeping in, reading the paper, walking in the park, and grabbing all the seats on public transportation.

    For the the young who complain about all this I say: STICK IT!