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Legal rights of elderly people
Every aspect of the lives of elderly people is affected by change and its social ramifications, from increased consumer activity, through electronic banking, through to travel and entertainment, through to changing family ...
Demography - is it just a numbers game?
The vast majority of major policy or planning issues facing contemporary Australia have a demographic dimension. A thorough knowledge of this population dimension would not only assist in understanding wider societal ...
Developing policies for the ageing : the importance of family indicators
At an Institute of Family Studies conference in 1984 it was argued that the major indicators of family well being were access to and receipt of tangible resources, effective services, and close companionship. The first ...
Ageing in Australia
As we look to the future we will see more older people, and we will see more of our older people living longer. While the advance of science has helped to push back the frontiers of longevity it would be a disaster if our ...
Opening speech for Elderly Day Care Centre
Governments are encouraging people to live as independently as possible and to stay where most people want most to stay for as long as possible - at home - in a private residence rather than in residential care. The ...
Residents in nursing homes
In our society elderly people have a greater diversity of living arrangements than any other group - most live independently in their own homes - some with spouses, some alone, some with their children and grandchildren, ...