State approaches to housing for the ageing
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Given that some of our older people have substantial assets and given that many of our older people have fears and insecurities about impending dependencies, they are an easy mark for people selling some form of comfortable accommodation, particularly if it includes some form of security. In examining accommodation policies there are numerous types of options, some in the public sector, some in the private sector and some developed by non profit charitable and religious organizations (which do make profits).
Speech given at the National Conference on Resident Funded Housing for the Ageing, Canberra, 27th October 1986 by Adam Graycar, Commissioner for the Ageing. This speech is made available under the CC-BY-NC-ND 4.0 license: http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-nd/4.0/