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Interview with Caroline Abrahams, Charity Director, Age UK

Caroline AbrahamsCaroline Abrahams

Caroline Abrahams is the Charity Director of Age UK, Britain’s leading charity focused on improving experiences of later life.

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Siân AdiseshiahSiân Adiseshiah
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Amy CulleyAmy Culley
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Jonathon ShearsJonathon Shears

Abstract

Caroline Abrahams is the Charity Director of Age UK, Britain’s leading charity focused on improving experiences of later life. The interview – conducted by Siân Adiseshiah, Amy Culley and Jonathon Shears – took place on Microsoft Teams on 10 June 2022. The conversation ranges across such issues pertaining to the focus of the special issue as age as a protected characteristic; ageism as a widespread experience; the importance of language and terminology; the place of narrative in the work of Age UK; the intersection of old age with gender as well as race, class and sexuality; the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on older people; pensions and the gender pay gap; the suspension of the Triple Lock; and intergenerational relations.

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Caroline AbrahamsAge UKpensionssuspension of the Triple Lockintergenerational relations
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Published on: 10 August 2023
Volume: 11
Issue: Supplementary issue 2
Article ID: 243
Pages:243 - 256
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Abrahams with Adiseshiah, Culley, Shears (2023), ' Interview with Caroline Abrahams, Charity Director, Age UK ', Journal of the British Academy, 11(Supplementary issue 2): 243 https://doi.org/10.5871/jba/011s2.243

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Interview with Caroline Abrahams, Charity Director, Age UK

Caroline AbrahamsCaroline Abrahams

Caroline Abrahams is the Charity Director of Age UK, Britain’s leading charity focused on improving experiences of later life.

,
Siân AdiseshiahSiân Adiseshiah
,
Amy CulleyAmy Culley
,
Jonathon ShearsJonathon Shears