Old age in Britain today magnifies inequality. Our society is designed to make old people with little or no money invisible, only those lucky enough to enjoy good health, a reasonable income and the support of others can expect to spend the last years comfortably.
World Veteran's Half Marathon, Lytham, Lancashire in 1985.
Joan Rhodes (13 April 1921 - 30 May 2010) at her home in London 5 April 2016
Old Asian man being helped with his food at council run residential home, Hackney, London.
Oakeland council run residential home for old people in Hackney, London.
Pensioner's workshop, Oxford House, Tower Hamlets, London. Retired people offered facilities to run their own small business.
Pensioner's march June 19, 2004
March by pensioners protesting at losing their promised pensions. March by pensioners protesting at losing their promised pensions through unfair regulations allowing industries to avoid paying their promised and paid for pensions. 19 Jun 2004
070911-21_Majella_199 Three old men and an old woman from Caporciano di Bominaco, a village in the Italian Majella, relax on a bench in the afternoon sun.
Walkers on Mam Tor in the Peak District National Park, Derbyshire as rain approaches.
4.211/170 Happy man tokes on a joint during Reclaim the Streets, Shepherds Bush, 1996.
Retired couple relax in the sun outside their council flat on the Chalk Hill Estate, Brent.
Couple talking outside Oakeland council run residential home for old people in Hackney, London.
Retired old lady gardening in her back yard.
Elderly woman waiting on the platform for a Docklands Light Railway train.
Mens' Turkish Baths, Dalston, Hackney around 1984.
C73-16 Old people's clubs in Whitechapel and Shoreditch, 1974 & 1975.
C84-37 Old people's clubs in Whitechapel and Shoreditch, 1974 & 1975.
C74-17 Old people's clubs in Whitechapel and Shoreditch, 1974 & 1975.
Brighton late '70s.
A35-1 Old woman in dilapidated housing York
Man eating a sandwich and reading a newspaper at lunch time in Trafalgar Square. London.
Meals on wheels Hackney
Annual memorial ceremony to honour the men and women of the International Brigade
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