What are the best years of our lives? What are the true consequences of an ageing body and does the physical development of ageing really affect how we can live? Is it time to rethink what we perceive an older body is capable of, and should policy-makers, politicians and business leaders rethink issues such as retirement and flexible working, to enable a longer, fuller life?
The second of the British Academy's three debates on ageing, held the University of Sheffield Students" Union on March 25th 2014.
Chaired by Professor Diarmaid MacCulloch
What does coupledom mean today? We know that as a society, being in a ‘couple relationship’ matters and remains valued, although not necessarily bound by obligations of marriage or formal civil partnerships. But what happens later in life?