Sadly, the sexual desire of women over 50 is often unrepresented, misrepresented, and shown as comedic in culture – the new Australian film depicts a different reality.
When a homeowning couple splits, it is the woman who is most likely to be forced to rent. Our proposal would help change that.
We measured financial literacy among 589 informal carers that substantially helped an older person make a decision about paying for residential aged care. Less than half were financially literate.
The proportion of 65-year-olds in work is up by about ten percentage points since 2018.
Doctors don’t ‘check you for everything’, but are guided by what you personally would benefit from, based on your age and individual history.
It’s a painful irony that a multi-billion pound industry, purporting to mirror real life is essentially erasing women’s stories from our screens.
A new study finds that women influencers over the age of 50 engage in style activism to combat ageist and sexist fashion and beauty industries.
Many older women are in desperate need of affordable housing where they can age in place securely, with dignity and as part of a community. The siheyuan model offers ways to meet these needs.
High rents and insecurity are constant sources of financial and emotional stress for low-income women. They describe what it’s like struggling to survive and being one step away from being homeless.
Older women have been the fastest-growing group of homeless people in recent years. New research shows about 240,000 women aged 55 or older and another 165,000 women aged 45-54 are at risk.
Childhood, adolescence, pregnancy, menopause, 75+: how your diet should change with each stage of life.
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Once you get older, the focus moves to trying not to lose your muscle tissue. So as you age, your protein requirements actually start to go up.
More older Australians are carrying housing debt later in life, or not owning homes at all, but lack suitable alternatives to the family home. The result is lower incomes in retirement.
The ruling suggests there is an enduring disregard for one of the most vulnerable groups in today’s society: older women.
What matters to women as they grow older, as the city’s population changes and urban development continues apace? You don’t know unless you ask them – and they have so much to contribute.
Learning is not just for young people – it can help older people lead fulfilling lives in their twilight years.
While share houses are more a matter of financial necessity than choice, many older Australians are discovering it has unexpected social benefits for them.
Proposed changes to NSW rental tenancy law are an improvement, but do not end the excessive rent increases and “no grounds” evictions that put renters – and older women in particular – at risk.
Workforce participation rates for older women have increased greatly, but most workplaces have yet to realise the benefits of helping them to manage the impacts of menopause.
As Coco Chanel said: ‘You can be gorgeous at 30, charming at 40, and irresistible for the rest of your life.’
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.