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Nursing homes and hostels review
There are numerous operators in the nursing home industry. The largest cost input comes from the Commonwealth Government and Commonwealth decisions are of significant interest to the State Governments, to Local Governments, ...
Aged care - current challenges
100 years ago life expectancy at birth was 47 years for males and 51 years for females. Today it is around 70 for males and 77 for females. In some circles this increase in life expectancy is seen as a calamity for ...
As we look to the future, over the next 25 years S.A.'s population will increase by 27%; the population aged 65 and over by 67%; the population aged 75 and over by 118% and the over 85's by 225%.
Isssues facing the elderly
Over the next 25 years Australia's population will increase by 27%; the population aged 65 and over by 67%; the population aged 75 and over by 118% and the over 85's by 225%. Every day our elderly population increases by ...
Services to South Australia's ageing population
As we look to the future, over the next 25 years S.A.'s population will increase by 27%; the population aged 65 and over by 67%; the population aged 75 and over by 118% and the over 85's by 225%. When translated into goods ...
The Dimensions of ageing
We have greater life expectancy at birth and at all advanced ages, substantial drops in age specific mortality rates at higher ages, high rates of chronicity, a surplus of women at higher age groups, most of whom have no ...
Implications of our ageing society
We have, in Australia today, a higher proportion of elderly people than we have ever had in the past. If we look back at ageing in Australia we would find very few elderly people -somewhere around 4 per cent of the ...
Accommodation issues for ethnic aged people in South Australia : accommodation alternatives
Accommodation policies for elderly people involve activity by all three levels of government, non-government welfare organisations (of which about 700 in South Australia are involved with the welfare of elderly people), ...
There are three factors that need to be considered when talking about retirement and each of these factors represents a stage in the retirement process that requires adjustment. The first factor is the retirement "event" ...
Women and ageing
Our population aged 65 and over consists of 33% more women than men. Our population aged 80 and over comprises more than twice as many women than men. Mortality rates of the sexes differ dramatically too. Mortality per ...