Ageing

Alternate Term Label:
Aging
Gerontology
NARROWER TERMS:
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...
Strategy

Ageing with choice: future directions for seniors housing 2019-2024

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.
Report

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...
Guide

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...
Transcript

Speech: the economic impacts of ageism

This speech was delivered by Per Capita Executive Director, Emma Dawson, to the COTA Australia National Policy Forum, hosted by the National Press Club on 13 June 2019.
Report

This is our story: a qualitative research report on living with dementia

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.
Report

Respite in New Zealand: we must do better

This report documents the significant problems facing the respite care system in New Zealand, many parts of which are broken and need fixing.