Aged care providers and governments need to plan now for the impact of lifelong renters on the financial models driving the industry, writes James Kelly.
Landlords and home owners should be required to report if their property is accessible according to report which calls for a nationwide inventory and the creation of an Airbnb-style platform to help people with disability find housing.
The Property Council of Australia has unsurprisingly and eagerly endorsed the findings of University of Technology Sydney research on the benefits and affordability of retirement village living.
Older Australians from a migrant background are still not well reflected in aged care service provision and policies around ageing, a forum has heard.
The changing needs of retirement village residents combined with ageing housing stock is challenging the retirement living sector, a forum has heard.
The challenge facing governments and providers is how fast planning laws can change to meet seniors’ wishes to age in place, says a leading expert on housing.
There are mounting calls for government to include affordable housing measures in next week’s budget as new research again shows seniors are particularly vulnerable.
Governments need to urgently increase their investment in affordable housing options and specialist support services to address the growing number of older people in housing stress, writes Fiona York.
A new coalition of aged care providers, homelessness services and consumers is being established to bring about government action on the urgent need for older people’s housing amidst worsening rates of homelessness among seniors.
Planning for older people’s housing and care needs; interactive session for case managers on CDC.
VIDEO: Leaders of aged care providers and seniors groups need to be strongly advocating for more age friendly accommodation, says a top architect specialising in seniors housing.
A new research project is investigating the impact of ageing in place policies for older renters.
The National Disability Insurance Agency is hosting its second housing innovation showcase event next week in Melbourne exploring different housing and support models growing across Australia.
Workforce discrimination, affordable housing and elder abuse are among the significant issues currently facing older women, says Australia’s Age Discrimination Commissioner.