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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 ...
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 ...
Nursing profession and the aged
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 ...
Some points on dementia
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
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 ...