Baby boomers have shown the fastest rise in rates of alcohol and drug misuse in the last 15 years.
Parents and children rarely put agreements about granny flats in writing and almost never consult a lawyer. But when these arrangements go wrong, the consequences can be disastrous and costly for all.
Learning is not just for young people – it can help older people lead fulfilling lives in their twilight years.
Windows help those who can't get out understand and participate in the world around them.
Younger generations could learn a thing or two from their older counterparts about how to have a healthier relationship with digital technologies like social media.
While share houses are more a matter of financial necessity than choice, many older Australians are discovering it has unexpected social benefits for them.
Much of the innovation in providing social housing is coming from community housing providers around the country. And it's desperately needed given the state of housing inequality in Australia.
An ageing population doesn't have to be an economic burden.
As the workforce ages, it's important to celebrate age diversity. We challenge five myths about older workers.
At least one in six older people experience some form of physical, emotional, sexual or financial abuse each year.
Designers take note: your products may be less useful for people as they get older.
More than 750,000 additional specialist homes will be required by 2035, in England alone, to deal with the shortfall.
It's time we changed our stereotype of the brutish, thuggish Neanderthals, and instead start viewing them with the respect they really deserve.
Men and young people are more likely to be ageist, but few Australians are resolutely ageist in their views, a new survey finds.
Cannabis use among the baby boomer generation is on the rise, here's why.
While young people are drinking less alcohol, older Australians are binge drinking more often – what's going on?
It's common knowledge that children are voracious learners but the famous cliche suggests that you can't teach an old dog new tricks. This simply isn't true.
The rising number of older Australians is exposing the shortage of housing options and services to meet their needs, putting them at increasing risk of homelessness.
Medication usage has gone through the roof in the last decade.
Our ageing population presents several social and economic challenges, particularly for the health sector. Physical activity can tackle many of these.