Elderly hard once leave work, discrimination, financial issues, media. Survey MORI 38% discrimination cases age filed after 2006, legislation around retirement age prejudice and discrimination, Currently 65 making it equal for women.
Structuralist society determines age someone is when they retire, not aid inequality, financial security not grow old, work until they drop. 2021 33% UK population over 55. demographic time bomb. risk elderly, lot care, improvement health care, financial wealth, voluntary. Jones et al (2010) idea retirement changes completely, social redundancy and loneliness seen positive part of life course, flexibility. constructed as lifestyle, creative renewal and freedom opportunity new interests, reduce pensions, insecurity, unemployment