Research

As the number of Australians aged 50 years and above increases, it is becoming more important to understand how these senior Australians view their own lives, as well as life in Australia more generally.

As the largest membership organisation for over 50s in the country, National Seniors Australia is uniquely placed to gain insight to the wellbeing of older Australians.

The National Seniors Productive Ageing Centre (NSPAC) was established by National Seniors to advance knowledge and understanding into all aspects of productive ageing to improve the quality of life of people aged 50 and over.

Based in Melbourne, NSPAC is co-funded by National Seniors and the Department of Social Services, and plays a pivotal role in bridging the gap between traditional academic researchers in ageing, the community and decision-makers. Our broad research purpose is to “emphasise the positives of ageing and an ageing society, as well as flag the challenges”.

NSPAC meets its objectives through:

National Seniors Australia also provides research and consultancy services to government, business, universities and the not-for-profit sector to better understand many aspects of life affecting the over 50s demographic.

Our dedicated research team explore the hearts and minds of mature age Australians and their families and deliver unique insights for those who want to understand and engage with them.

We have produced a collection of reports on a range of topics including the financial needs of older Australians, their future housing and living arrangements, retirement planning and workforce transition strategies.

If you would like to learn more about our research please call 07 3233 9191 or email info@productiveageing.com.au

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