Ageing

ALTERNATIVE LABELS
Aging
Gerontology
NARROWER TERMS
Report

Global report on ageism

This report outlines a framework for action to reduce ageism including specific recommendations for different actors. It brings together the best available evidence on the nature and magnitude of ageism, its determinants and its impact. The report also outlines what strategies work to prevent and...
Report

HIV and Ageing Forum: community engagement and consultation report

In 2019, Positive Life NSW consulted with all people living with HIV in NSW, their partners, friends and family affected by HIV on the multiple issues and impacts of HIV and ageing. This report summaries the findings from the consultations.
Book

Aging in the social space

This publication is a compilation of studies, which deal with theoretical understanding and empirical solutions, learning about problem spheres, specifying content parallels of social, legal, economic, moral and ethical views on senior issues in society, which are closely related to each other and are interconnected.
Working paper

Does retirement lead to life satisfaction? Causal evidence from Fixed Effect Instrumental Variable models

This paper presents robust evidence that retirement causally improves overall life satisfaction which is subsequently explained by improvements in satisfaction with one’s financial situation, free time, health, and participation in local community activities.
Report

Realising the economic potential of senior Australians: turning grey into gold

The Economic Potential of Senior Australians Advisory Panel presented the third and final report to the Hon Wayne Swan MP, Deputy Prime Minister and Treasurer on 12 December 2011.
Report

Realising the economic potential of senior Australians: enabling opportunity

The Economic Potential of Senior Australians Advisory Panel presented the second report to the Minister for Mental Health and Ageing, the Hon Mark Butler MP, at Parliament House on 2 November 2011.
Working paper

Risk-sensitive preferences and age-dependent risk aversion

People in different age groups have shown to differ in their degrees of risk aversion. This study investigates the macroeconomic implications of population aging when households are assumed to be increasingly risk-averse in future utility when they age.
Report

Ethical care: a bold reform agenda for adult social care

For two decades, politicians have promised a long-term funding settlement for social care but have failed to deliver. As a result, the policy conversation has been unable to move beyond the need for more funding. This report identifies the three main drivers of quality in...
Policy report

Relieving the burden of navigating health and social services for older adults and caregivers

Canada needs a dedicated strategy to reduce the burden of navigating health and social services for older Canadians and their caregivers. Currently, the onus is on patients and their families to navigate unintegrated and uncoordinated care systems. This poses challenges for equitable access to vital...
Strategy

Better Later Life – He Oranga Kaumātua 2019 to 2034

The areas of focus in this strategy reflect what many people said were important for a better later life – having an adequate income and a place to live, feeling socially connected, being able to get around in their community and having access to affordable...