Diversity and Inclusion

4 reasons why we should all make friends from different generations

Intergenerational friendships are an antidote to loneliness that can also help fight ageism in society. Image: Unsplash/Darina Belonogova

Catherine Elliott O'Dare

Assistant Professor in Social Policy, Trinity College Dublin

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Two friends of different ages smiling.
Fun and laughter are an essential element of these friendships. Image: Unsplash/LOGAN WEAVER

Two different people of different ages smiling and  fun together.
Intergenerational friendship can reduce stereotyping and prejudice about different age groups. Image: Unsplash/LOGAN WEAVER

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