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  Home | Care Services for Elderly People: Health, Home, Pension & Insurance Cover for Over 50s | Age Concern England
Fuel poverty set to return to 1997 levels (01.05.08)
Age Concern reveals huge public worries about quality of care (28.04.08)
New figures show government fuel poverty strategy in disarray (22.04.08)
www.ageconcern.org.uk   (277 words)

  Your Age On Other Worlds
Notice that your age on other worlds will automatically fill in.
Notice that Your age is different on the different worlds.
Looking at the numbers above, you'll immediately notice that you are different ages on the different planets.
www.exploratorium.edu /ronh/age   (945 words)

  Facts About Age Discrimination   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The Age Discrimination in Employment Act of 1967 (ADEA) protects individuals who are 40 years of age or older from employment discrimination based on age.
Age limitations in apprenticeship programs are valid only if they fall within certain specific exceptions under the ADEA or if the EEOC grants a specific exemption.
As a narrow exception to that general rule, a job notice or advertisement may specify an age limit in the rare circumstances where age is shown to be a "bona fide occupational qualification" (BFOQ) reasonably necessary to the essence of the business.
www.eeoc.gov /facts/age.html   (466 words)

 New Age - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The term New Age is generally limited to a Western context where the Judeo-Christian tradition and Positivism are dominant, so the use of "alternative" in New Age thought generally implies a contrast with these dominant religious and or scientific beliefs.
Thus New Age adherents tend to emphasize a relativist approach to truth, often referring to the Vedic statement of "one truth, but many paths," the mainstay of Hinduism, which idea is also found in the later Zen Buddhist spiritual dictum of "many paths, one mountain".
Many New Age phenomena are not expected to be repeatable in the scientific sense, since they are presumed to be apparent only to the receptive mind; for example, telepathy may not be achievable by a skeptical mind, since a skeptical mind is not pre-conditioned to expect the phenomenon to exist.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/New_Age   (5424 words)

 Age Discrimination   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Under the ADEA, it is unlawful to discriminate against a person because of his/her age with respect to any term, condition, or privilege of employment, including hiring, firing, promotion, layoff, compensation, benefits, job assignments, and training.
A job notice or advertisement may specify an age limit only in the rare circumstances where age is shown to be a "bona fide occupational qualification" (BFOQ) reasonably necessary to the normal operation of the business.
Therefore, in limited circumstances, an employer may be permitted to reduce benefits based on age, as long as the cost of providing the reduced benefits to older workers is the same as the cost of providing benefits to younger workers.
www.eeoc.gov /types/age.html   (687 words)

 Age Quotes - The Quotations Page
Aging is not 'lost youth' but a new stage of opportunity and strength.
Old age, calm, expanded, broad with the haughty breadth of the universe, old age flowing free with the delicious near-by freedom of death.
It is a mistake to regard age as a downhill grade toward dissolution.
www.quotationspage.com /subjects/age   (593 words)

 Age of the Universe   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The age of the Universe can also be estimated from a cosmological model based on the Hubble constant and the densities of matter and dark energy.
The age of the chemical elements can be estimated using radioactive decay to determine how old a given mixture of atoms is. The most definite ages that can be determined this way are ages since the solidification of rock samples.
Thus to use this age to determine the age of the Universe, a model of when the elements were made is needed.
www.astro.ucla.edu /~wright/age.html   (1532 words)

 Stone Age - MSN Encarta
The term Stone Age has been used since the early 1800s as a designation for an earlier, prehistoric stage of human culture, one in which stone rather than metal tools were used.
The study of the Stone Age falls under the fields of anthropology, which is the study of human life and culture from the origins of human life up to the present, and archaeology, which is the study of the material remains of humans and human ancestors.
At the dawn of the Stone Age, there were two types of hominids: those who belonged to genus Homo and those who belonged to genus Australopithecus (called australopithecines).
encarta.msn.com /encyclopedia_761555928/Stone_Age.html   (984 words)

 "Age" Word Problems
Make sure that you are very explicit about this when you set up your equations; write down the two sets of information (their ages at the first time, and their ages at the second time) as two distinct situations.
This problem refers not only to their present ages, but also to both their ages last year and their ages in three years, so labelling will be very important.
One-half of Heather's age two years from now plus one-third of her age three years ago is twenty years.
www.purplemath.com /modules/ageprobs.htm   (747 words)

 Age - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
ageing, for the social, cultural, and economic factors of age and ageing.
senescence, for the biology and science of ageing.
One of the D'ni Ages, the fictional universe in the Myst series of games.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Age   (134 words)

 Age-Season Standardization
Because effects of age at calving are influenced to a large extent by calving interval in previous lactations, it is very important to account for days open in determining age at calving solutions.
Age solutions within parity must be smoothed prior to calculation of multiplicative adjustment factors to eliminate inconsistencies that may arise from sampling variance.
With adjustment to average age, bull predicted transmitting abilities would better represent the actual superiority or inferiority of an average daughter over all her lactations rather than the hypothetical superiority or inferiority of mature daughters.
www.aipl.arsusda.gov /reference/ageseason.htm   (2714 words)

 AGE, la plate-forme européenne des personnes âgées
AGE calls on policy makers to tackle the need for fully trained and qualified health professionals to meet the needs of an ageing population.
AGE welcomes the Commission’s proposal as laid down in the draft directive on "improving the portability of supplementary pension rights" and considers this as an instrument, which has the potential to improve labour mobility within the EU and, more importantly, as an improvement of the conditions for acquiring adequate retirement benefits.
AGE is supported by the programme anti-discrimination, fundamental social rights and civil society of the European Commission.
www.age-platform.org /EN   (559 words)

Between the prophesies and their fulfillment--that is, while the present age continued and the future age was postponed--pious, faithful Israelites lived in expectation of the coming Day and the coming Age.
The once-for-all transition from the present age to the age to come has taken place in the person of Jesus Christ; and, yet, we still live in the "under-the-sun" world of Ecclesiastes, the world of the curse.
The coming Age is present in the coming One; and as the One who came is presently in heaven, so, too, is the Age that came.
www.two-age.org /beliefs_index/two-age.htm   (1066 words)

The New Age is in fact a free-flowing spiritual movement; a network of believers and practitioners who share somewhat similar beliefs and practices, which they add on to whichever formal religion that they follow.
New Age teachings became popular during the 1970's as a reaction against what some perceived as the failure of Christianity and the failure of Secular Humanism to provide spiritual and ethical guidance for the future.
Early New Age mileposts in North America were a "New Age Seminar" run by the Association for Research and Enlightenment, and the establishment of the East-West Journal in 1971.
www.religioustolerance.org /newage.htm   (2536 words)

 Age of Empires II: Age of Kings for PC video game review and cheats   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Age of Kings is a masterful sequel to Age of Empires.
In Age of Empires I did get to the point where there was nothing left to research but I have not yet had this problem in Age of Kings.
Age of Kings, Age of Empires, and the Rise of Rome Expansion Pack are all timeless and they will stay through the “Ages” installed on my computer for many years.
www.gamezilla.com /reviews/a/aok.asp   (1757 words)

 Iraqi PM executed six prisoners: witnesses - Iraq - www.theage.com.au
They said that as many as five of the dead were Iraqis, two of whom came from Samarra, a volatile town to the north of the capital, where an insurgency attack on the home of the Interior Minister had killed four of Mr Naqib's bodyguards on June 19.
The Age has established the names of three of the prisoners alleged to have been killed.
The last word of his name indicates that he was one of the two said to come from Samarra, which is in the Sunni Triangle.
www.theage.com.au /articles/2004/07/16/1089694560142.html   (1715 words)

 Information Age
In the Agrarian Age, society was basically divided into two classes: the landowners and the people who worked on the land (the serfs).
As we moved from the Agrarian Age through the Industrial Age to the Information Age, there's been a steady collapse of the barriers that kept one section of society wealthy and the other section poor.
The skills necessary to succeed in the Information Age are not being learnt from our parents (as in the Agrarian Age), nor are they being learnt in schools and colleges (as in the Industrial Age).
www.sportsbetting.com /affiliates/tips/information-age.html   (926 words)

 age. The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language: Fourth Edition. 2000.
One of the stages of life: the age of adolescence; at an awkward age.
A period in the history of humankind marked by a distinctive characteristic or achievement: the Stone Age; the computer age.
age out Informal To reach an age, 18 or 21 years, for example, at which one is no longer eligible for certain special services, such as education or protection, from the state.
www.bartleby.com /61/69/A0136900.html   (292 words)

 1999 National Report Series, Juvenile Justice Bulletin: Minorities in the Juvenile Justice System -- State statutes ...   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Since 1975, four States have changed their age criteria: Alabama increased its upper age from 15 to 16 in 1976 and to 17 in 1977; Wyoming reduced its upper age from 18 to 17 in 1993; and New Hampshire and Wisconsin lowered their upper age from 17 to 16 in 1996.
The exceptions, related to the youth's age, alleged offense, and/or prior court history, place certain youth under the original jurisdiction of the criminal court.
In some States, a combination of the youth's age, offense, and prior record places the youth under the original jurisdiction of both the juvenile and criminal courts.
www.ncjrs.gov /html/ojjdp/9912_2/juv3.html   (581 words)

 Age Quotes | Age Quotations | Age Sayings | Wisdom Quotes
Age does not protect you from love, but love to some extent protects you from age.
Middle age is when you've met so many people that every new person you meet reminds you of someone else.
To hold the same views at forty as we held at twenty is to have been stupefied for a score of years, and take rank, not as a prophet, but as an unteachable brat, well birched and none the wiser.
www.wisdomquotes.com /cat_age.html   (1439 words)

 Age of Mythology®   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Age of Mythology transports players to a time when heroes did battle with monsters of legend and the gods intervened in the affairs of mortal men.
In Age of Mythology, players wage war using human armies and diplomacy, progress through development ages, enhance military and economic performance with improvements, and manage economics through resource gathering and trade.
Age of Mythology must also be installed prior to installing Age of Mythology: The Golden Gift.
www.microsoft.com /games/pc/ageofmythology.asp   (335 words)

 The age of marriage
In some noble houses marriages were indeed contracted at a young age, for reasons of property and family alliance, but in fact the average age of marriage was quite old--in the middle twenties.
The marriage age of men was probably the same or a bit older than that of women.
The reason for late marriage among labourers and the middle class was simple enough: it took a long time for a couple to acquire enough belongings to set up housekeeping, even in a room of their parents' home.
ise.uvic.ca /Library/SLT/society/marriage.html   (368 words)

 Age Data
The value of the age data from surveys comes from their cross-tabulation with characteristic data (such as marital status or educational attainment).
Aging in the Americas into the XXI century
Age Search Service - The Census Bureau will provide confidential records from the Federal population censuses of 1910 to 1990, for a fee, and issue an official transcript of the results to satisfy situations where a birth or other certificate may be needed but is not available.
www.census.gov /population/www/socdemo/age.html   (825 words)

the age of discretion; the age of consent; The state raised the drinking age from 18 to 21 years.
The age of a horse is from 25 to 30 years.
being any of several ages, usually 21 or 18, at which certain legal rights, as voting or marriage, are acquired.
www.infoplease.com /dictionary/age   (407 words)

 Age   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Age is an Apple's Address Book plug-in that calculate the age of a person using the birthday date.
Age is available in the file Age1.0.1.dmg (108 KB).
Age source code is available in the file Age1.0.1-src.zip (27 KB).
www.plus2.it /~paolo/software/age/index-en.html#Download   (262 words)

 Chandra :: Photo Album :: Cassiopeia A :: How Old is Cas A?
The observed expansion rate and the observed size, give an estimate of the age of about 350 years.
In 1680 the British astronomer John Flamsteed observed a star that was near the position of Cas A. This star was never seen again, so it could well have been the explosion that produced Cas A. This would make Cas A 319 years old.
When astronomers talk about such events, they are more interested in the age of the remnant as we see it, which is important for understanding its evolution.
chandra.harvard.edu /photo/0237/age.html   (166 words)

 Ice Age - Magic: The Gathering
Thousands of years after the explosion at Argoth ended the Brothers' War, a severe Ice Age has descended over Dominaria, changing the face of the land and reducing the civilizations of Terisiare to scattered tribes.
Their struggle is against more than the snow: the people of Kjeldor must battle against the mighty necromancer Lim-Dûl, and his demon lords Leshrac and Tevash Szat.
Released in June 1995, Ice Age was the most anticipated set of the era.
www.wizards.com /magic/expert/Ice_Age/Ice_Age.asp   (183 words)

 BBC NEWS | UK | Ageism hits Generation X?
At 35, many workers feel they are at last making some progress up the slippery career pole; that they have won the respect of their managers; and that they still have their best working years ahead of them.
Her age, she says, was also a major factor in her being picked for redundancy by one employer, while younger, newer workers were kept on.
The report suggested that while those in their teens and 20s felt they were less discriminated against than workers in their 50s, 60s and beyond, the idea that age should be a bar to their careers angered many.
news.bbc.co.uk /1/hi/uk/2975754.stm   (1415 words)

 Age of Bronze Comics Homepage
AGE OF BRONZE, the continuing comic book series by Eisner Award-winning cartoonist Eric Shanower, presents the ancient and thrilling tradition of the world-famous War at Troy, freshly retold for the 21st century.
Age of Bronze issue #23 is at the publisher and should be out in late May.
This collects Age of Bronze Special #1, Age of Bronze: Behind the Scenes, the covers of issues 1 through 22 in color without logos and bar codes obscuring the artwork, previously unpublished character and costume sketches, and more.
www.age-of-bronze.com /aob/index.shtml   (893 words)

 Two Age Eschatology
What was, in Old Testament prophetic idiom, identified as the final age, the age to come, inaugurated by the climactic "Day of Yahweh," spoken of as "in that [those] day[s]," must be considered eschatological.
Indeed the age found its climactic conclusion in the person and work of Jesus Christ, but the earth did not pass away, the cycle of days and seasons and years continued, the great and consummate kingdom was not visibly established in this world.
Dispensation grows out of dispensation until all ages give way to the substance of their growth: His eternal covenant, we in Him and He in us, who was, is and is to come.
www.two-age.org /beliefs_index/eschatology.htm   (3369 words)

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