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Young vs old
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 ...
Factors in producing a healthy old age
The population is ageing slowly and the implications of this for social security and health and social service provision have caused alarm in some government circles. Most of the "young-old" are of an age where people are ...
Accommodation issues for elderly people : State Government perspectives
Only a small proportion of older people ever come into contact with nursing homes. About 4.5 per cent of those aged 65 and over live in nursing homes, and proportions increase with age, and vary quite notably by State. ...
The "aged" are perceived symbolically as problems for society. Of course it is important continually to remind ourselves that most older people are not sick, are not disabled, are not desperately poor, are reasonably well ...
Family and community care of elderly people
The 'graying' of Australia's population has been a regular topic of discussion in government, demographic, health, and social service circles in recent years. It has been noted carefully because shifts in population ...