BBC Learning Zone Clips

CLIP 6030

Ageing: Mobility

Ageing: Mobility
Key Info
  • Ageing: Mobility
  • Duration: 02:48
  • The mobility suit simulates the physical changes and highlights some of the social issues experienced by people as they age. Richard Hammond walks through London's West End disguised as an elderly man, and sees the world through different eyes. This clip is taken from the programme 'Should I worry about Ageing', first broadcast on 18 August 2005.
  • Subject:

    Society Health and Development


    Sectors in Context

  • Keywords: ageing, mobility, social issues, older people, life events, SHD
Ideas for use in class
  • This can be used to stimulate discussion about society's perceptions of the elderly. Also to study the difficulties faced by restricted mobility experienced by millions of elderly people.
Background details
  • Clip language : English
  • Aspect ratio : 16x9

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