The next generation of seniors will have worked hard to remain physically and mentally sharp, only to be confronted with ageism in social and aged care policy and practice, write Patricia Edgar and Don Edgar.
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Researchers and policy analysts Patricia and Don Edgar have written a new book showcasing the active and valuable contributions made by older Australians and calling for a rethink on how society understands ageing.
The popular narrative that getting old is not just bad news on a personal level but also putting the economy at risk is doing us all a great disservice, leading thinkers told a recent forum.
A few bouts of age-related discrimination has inspired Dr Patricia Edgar to set about changing the way people view ageing, she tells AAA.