BBC Learning Zone Clips

CLIP 6030

Ageing: Mobility

Ageing: Mobility
Play
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

       Topic:

    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

BBC navigation

BBC © 2014 The BBC is not responsible for the content of external sites. Read more.

This page is best viewed in an up-to-date web browser with style sheets (CSS) enabled. While you will be able to view the content of this page in your current browser, you will not be able to get the full visual experience. Please consider upgrading your browser software or enabling style sheets (CSS) if you are able to do so.