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    • The politics of ageing 

      Graycar, Adam (1984-11)
      In the Social Welfare Research Centre we have been working on policy issues in aged care and we have analysed social welfare, which we have described as systems of allocations in any society in which benefits are distributed ...
    • Ageing in a new age 

      Graycar, Adam (1985-03)
      A most pressing need is to develop an agenda for ageing so that the explosion of care in particular, and our ageing situation in general can be managed coherently, compassionately, efficiently and equitably.
    • Aged care in Australia : conflicting issues 

      Graycar, Adam (1985-04)
      For conventional reasons those aged 65 or more are regarded as constituting our population of elderly persons. 9.7% of Australia's population is aged 65 or more. Most are not in the labour force and thus rely for their ...
    • Aged care : where to now? 

      Graycar, Adam (1985-04)
      Significant and monumental changes have taken place in the recent past in the structure of Australia's population, in the needs exhibited and expressed by the population, and in the methods used to attend those needs. For ...
    • Ageing 

      Graycar, Adam (1985-04)
      Significant and monumental changes have taken place in the recent past in the structure of Australia's population, in the needs exhibited and expressed by the population, and in the methods used to attend those needs. For ...
    • Retirement 

      Graycar, Adam (1985-06)
      Retirement is a fairly recent phenomenon dating back no more than a century and a half. Retirement comes differently to different people - some long for it to get them away from tedium, boredom and drudgery - others look ...
    • Grey power 

      Graycar, Adam (1985-07)
      As elderly citizens and voters increase as a proportion of the general Australian population, and with the increasingly vociferous public debates around the theme of retirement income, the question arises as to whether old ...
    • Volunteers in social welfare services 

      Graycar, Adam (1985-07)
      Organised professionalised social welfare services are relatively recent developments. In the history of social welfare, organised services came long before professionalised services. There have been people unable to ...
    • Residents in nursing homes 

      Graycar, Adam (1985-07)
      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, ...
    • Ageing 

      Graycar, Adam (1985-08)
      Between July 1, 1980 and June 30,1981, 111,220 Australians turned 65 - that is 325 per day. Approximately 73,000 people over 65 died in the same period, that is 210 per day. Thus our "aged" population increased by around ...
    • Rural ageing 

      Graycar, Adam (1985-08)
      The structure of our elderly population is undergoing a dramatic change at the moment and our society is on the verge of some quite significant and monumental changes. At the beginning of this century life expectancy for ...
    • Some points on dementia 

      Graycar, Adam (1985-08)
      In the ageing industry rarely does a day go by without some reference to, or comment about, or description of, the silent epidemic - the overwhelming, staggering and intense issue in gerontological planning and policy ...
    • Agenda for ageing 

      Graycar, Adam (1985-08)
      To provide adequately and appropriately, government must consider a comprehensive agenda for ageing which includes income security, health care, social services, housing, labour force and older workers, communication and ...
    • Graduation address 

      Graycar, Adam (1985-09)
      We have all seen technical changes of astounding, stunning and overwhelming consequence. We can find technical solutions to many of our problems. We can think the unthinkable and do the undoable - yet are we a lot better ...
    • Women and ageing 

      Graycar, Adam (1985-10)
      15 per cent more women than men turn 65 each day. For a long time policy makers, researchers and community service people seemed to regard all elderly people as a homogenous group and use terms like "the aged'' to describe ...
    • Ageing in a changing age 

      Graycar, Adam (1985-10)
      Comparing our population today with that in the census before last (1976) the number of people in their sixties has increased by 14.3 per cent; the number in their seventies and eighties by 25.8 per cent. During the same ...
    • Nursing profession and the aged 

      Graycar, Adam (1985-12)
      The contribution that the nursing profession makes in aged care is significant and monumental. The nursing profession is vital in devising mechanisms for the enhancement of the quality of life of elderly people and the ...
    • Retirement villages 

      Graycar, Adam (1986)
      There are many types of "retirement villages", some operated by charitable or religious bodies, some by public authorities and some by commercial developers. People wishing to move into such a village generally must be ...
    • Young vs old 

      Graycar, Adam (1986-02)
      More than 10% of Australia's population is aged 65 or more. Most are not in the labour force and thus rely for their security on past investments; government pensions and benefits and services; and their families. Some ...
    • Research and policy 

      Graycar, Adam (1986-04)
      Policy making involves planning and negotiation. Researchers develop theory, provide data, promote socio-technical solutions. Research is one small element in the policy process.