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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 ...
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 ...