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.
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...
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...
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...
This strategy document outlines a five-year plan to support older Western Australians, particularly those on low to moderate incomes, to access affordable, manageable and stable homes so they can age well in their community of choice.
Elder abuse national research - strengthening the evidence base: research definition background paper
This background paper sets out the approach to the development of a working definition of abuse of older people. The working definition is intended to be applied in the Elder Abuse National Research Program and, in particular, to inform the development of data collection instruments...
Multigenerational workforces: a guide to the rights of older workers under the Age Discrimination Act 2004 (Cth)
This guide is issued under section 53(1)(f) of the Age Discrimination Act 2004 (Cth) (the Act). It is designed to provide employers and other work providers with information about the operation of the Act and provide practical guidance about promoting the inclusion of older workers...
This report has been prepared to tell the story of the diverse lives and experience of forty-nine New Zealanders living with dementia. Issues addressed include diagnosis, valuing independence, the availability or otherwise of assistance, and the role of care partners.