Insulted, ignored, invisible: the rampant "ism" affecting our senior generation

September 19 2023 - 10:03am

Imagine if someone described you as "mutton dressed as lamb" because you were wearing a stylish dress from a clothing label popular with a younger set.

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Eileen Wood

Senior Journalist

I'm a senior news journalist at The Senior newspaper, the leading publication bringing targeted news on issues affecting older Australians. We cover NSW, Victoria, Queensland, Tasmania, SA and WA. If you have a story idea I would love to hear it. You can email me: or phone The Senior 02-4355-5000, mob. 0487 495 805