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Volunteers in social welfare services
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
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, ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...