Britain is one of the most generationally segregated countries in the world and must take action to end “age apartheid”, a new report has said. A report by the think tank United for All Ages has highlighted 20 ways the UK must act to tackle the divisions facing younger and older people. One of the ideas mentioned in the report is the Together Project, which runs baby and toddler music classes in residential care homes. At the George Mason Lodge in east London, residents relish their “Songs and Smiles” sing-a-long sessions with local under-fours. “The first night I came here I cried all night. Not with sad tears but with absolute happiness,” resident Kathleen Lane explained. Parents bringing their children to the classes agree they are uplifting and mutually beneficial.
Source: Report urges Britain to action: End ‘generational apartheid’