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#AgeProud is a campaign challenging the outdated, ageist attitudes that prevent too many of us from making the most of our longer lives.

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For UN International Day of Older Persons 2019, the Centre for Ageing Better is backing the global and growing #AgeProud movement to celebrate ageing positively.

We need your help  join the campaign by sharing a selfie, comment or the links below, or view and share our resources.

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On International Day of Older Persons, mayors and council leaders across the UK have pledged to tackle ageism
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Why Fatima is #AgeProud

"Bangladeshi ladies, the same age as me, are not thinking in my way at all. People don’t like to change, they are just traditional."
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Why Howard is #AgeProud

"I think I’m quite assertive despite experiencing a sense of being on the margins of mainstream society, I am determined to be me."
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Why Sue is #AgeProud

"I think it’s just a sense of packing in as much as possible ‘cos the older you get, the more aware you are of mortality at the end of it."
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Why Pete is #AgeProud

"I don’t think to myself, I can’t do that, I can’t do this. It’s the photographic background, I look at things all the time and I can’t help but do it."
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Why Ron is #AgeProud

"I went back to college to do an HNC in management but I couldn't get a job. I think that’s to do with age."
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