By Sandra Fredman, Sarah Spencer

To what quantity is age necessarily associated with declining potential? What are the ambitions of a coverage on age equality, and the way can those be learned in legislations? How may still legislations and coverage deal with age discrimination in future health, schooling and employment? may still children be handled within the comparable method as older humans? This publication solutions those questions in a chain of chapters through specialists from quite a lot of disciplines. It examines the character of the getting older strategy and offers an in depth research of the idea that of age equality.

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52 Art 13 EC. 53 Council Directive 2000/43/EC, 29 June 2000. 54 Council Directive 2000/79/EC, 27 November 2000. 55 Subject to a requirement of that progress is reported annually. 50 36 Sandra Fredman expressly providing that harassment is deemed to be a form of discrimination, as is an instruction to discriminate. 57 But there is no obligation to impose positive duties on public bodies or employers. This sets it apart from the newly enacted UK Race Relations Amendment Act 2000 which imposes a positive duty on employers to promote racial equality and foster good race relations.

Longevity achieved by the right mechanisms will reduce costs of care in later life. Postponement as Prevention One of the consequences of ageing as loss of adaptability is that the older we are when a potentially disabling disease such as coronary heart disease or stroke falls, the more likely we are to die rather than to linger in a disabled state. This biological fact means that policies that delay the onset of disability will reduce the time victims spend in a disabled state and the associated costs of care.

One in ten women between 45 and 64, who are economically inactive, are spending more than 20 hours a week caring. A quarter of older women who are not in paid work are looking after family or home. Of the 400,000 people between 50 and 65 who are looking after home or family, 85 per cent are women. This contrasts with 6 per cent of men in this group. A particularly important function is that of childcare: grandparents are the most likely people to be looking after children when the parents are absent.

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