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Celebrating International Older Persons Day

Celebrating International Older Persons Day

International Older Persons Day, on Thursday 1 October, is an opportunity to highlight the important contributions that older people make to society and raise awareness of the issues and challenges of ageing in today’s world.

Advocacy


ACT Election – Here’s what we are calling for

ACT Election – Here’s what we are calling for

With the ACT residents going to the polls on 17 October, we look at what seniors want from the candidates.

United for the future of aged care

United for the future of aged care

The future of aged care has never before been in the spotlight as much as now.

Your world


No one goes to the camp kitchen anymore

No one goes to the camp kitchen anymore

An Aussie song remembers the days when caravanning meant leaving the comfy life behind and meeting new friends.

Vale Susan Ryan AO

Vale Susan Ryan AO

Ian Henschke looks back at the life and legacy of our first Age Discrimination Commissioner.

Your health


Could a common drug delay dementia?

Could a common drug delay dementia?

A drug commonly used to treat diabetes may help delay cognitive decline in older people. What does this mean for dementia treatment?

Care now … not just at the end

Care now … not just at the end

According to author William Maugham, "Death is a very dull, dreary affair, and my advice to you is to have nothing whatsoever to do with it." Maybe, but government shouldn’t.