In his final article written before he died in June, leading expert on ageing policy Professor Hal Kendig has called for more political will to manage population ageing so future generations can enjoy outcomes better than his own.
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‘Ageing in Australia’ takes a broad-ranging look at the major policy and practice issues raised by an ageing population.
Experts will gather in Canberra next month to debate the impact of the Living Longer, Living Better reforms ahead of the mandated five-year review.
The debate about whether government should remove the caps on aged care places is back in full swing. The National Aged Care Alliance today releases its blueprint calling for the phased removal of the rationing of places across aged care, however others argue that the idea of an entitlement is a fiction.
Policy response on ageing needed now, forum hears; workplace gender award for Benetas; CEO award for TLC head.
Stakeholders urged to consider the historic changes underway and to stay the course in the face of resistance.
Providers of healthy ageing programs should tailor their interventions according to client gender, as new research shows the factors contributing to wellness in older age differ for men and women.
Integration with the aged care system, active ageing, health promotion and affordability were conspicuously absent in the Coalition’s health platform, launched yesterday by Opposition leader, Tony Abbott.
News in brief from the ageing agenda, featuring bites of information about recent research, technology, conference and government movements.
Experts in demography and the ageing population gave insights into the future of aged care at the ACCV State Congress.
The NHHRC reform process presents a “once in a generation” opportunity for the sector.