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SPECTATOR COLLEGE

Exercise: Getting old in Slovakia

This exercise is linked to the article: Getting old in Slovakia.

This exercise is linked to the article: Getting old in Slovakia.

Discussion:

1. What are the most common myths about older people? Do you agree with them?

2. Why are there a rising number of pensioners in Slovakia?

3. Do you agree with Slovak legislation allowing old-age pension receipients to also work?

4. Why is the number of cases of relatives abusing older family members growing?

Writing:

1. Write a short essay on topic: How should people treat pensioners and why?

This exercise is published as part of Spectator College, a programme created by The Slovak Spectator with the support of Union poisťovňa.

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