Someone who is self-aware may be a better choice then your nearest and dearest, when it comes to enacting your will and preferences as you age.
A new study reveals how a narrative of Scottish openness to immigration encourages migrants to downplay their experiences of discrimination.
Trying to be iron and quicksilver at the same time.
With an ageing population, pandemic recovery and climate emergency in the in-tray, social care is not the only thing the chancellor has to finance.
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A lot would need to go right for reality to turn out as good as the projections in the Treasurer’s intergenerational report.
Being age-friendly is not just a matter of responding to the needs of Australia’s ageing population. It will benefit all students and the university as a whole.
We have the technology to make it easier for older Australians to pursue active ageing in their own communities. The smart city just needs their input to make it work for them.
Johannesburg is the most preferred destination for jobseekers from other provinces, followed by Cape Town.
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Labour migrants from other provinces into Gauteng and the Western Cape are more likely to be employed than the two provinces’ permanent residents.
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If Australia created more age-friendly neighbourhoods — which really are more liveable for everyone — then we wouldn’t have to rely so heavily on underfunded, substandard aged-care homes.
In a study of people receiving community care, home modifications liberated them to live at home safely and independently. Hours of care were cut by 42% and quality of life improved by 40%.
Instead of isolating and excluding older Australians, communities that are designed to embrace the growing numbers of Australians over 65 will have all kinds of benefits for Australia.
We interviewed older gay men, lesbian women, and trans women about their perceptions of residential aged care. Our research shows we need to make aged care safer for LGBTI+ people.
This 1,000-year-old institution is not the solution to ageing Britain – here’s why.
Could biscuits be the answer when it comes to helping old people retain their strength?
Delivering the extra protein older people need via biscuits could be a simple and effective way to help guard against muscle loss in ageing.
The UK is facing a population crisis with birth rates at an all-time low.
Older Australians aspire to the security of owning their own home, but prefer smaller houses in their later years.
Most older Australians want to live in a home they own, preferably in the middle and outer suburbs of a city. But increasing numbers look unlikely to realise their housing aspirations.
As people stay in the workforce longer and change jobs more often, it’s increasingly likely there will be times an older colleague might benefit from mentoring.
Social norms and stereotypes can make it hard for someone younger to be a mentor. But the changing nature of work demands we work out how to do it.
Residential aged care is an immersive service for those with more complicated care needs.
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The aged care royal commission begins hearing evidence today about the quality of care in nursing homes. These 10 charts show how the current system works and the challenges it faces.
If Labor is relying on a surge of younger voters to deliver it victory then its hopes may be misplaced.
Yes, youth voter enrolment is at an all-time high, but an ageing population means an ageing voter base.
A shade tree makes a big difference to the comfort of this couple.
Two trends in Australia, an ageing population and warming climate, are increasing the threat that heatwaves pose to our health. Increasing vegetation cover is one way every city can reduce the risk.
As the dream of home ownership eludes more and more older Australians, this has big implications for retirement, pensions and government spending on rental assistance.
Until now most people have eventually owned a home. But two trends – falling ownership and a growing aged population – will put the budgets of retirees and government under real pressure.