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Older Australians could be more likely to use reverse mortgages if they were flexible and easy to understand, and if they were marketed to both older residents and their adult children, according to research done by CEPAR at the UNSW Business School. 

risk factors dementia

Noted experts report on the latest research into potential risk factors for dementia and how to reduce these risks in this special supplement to the Journal of Alzheimer's Disease from the International Research Network on Dementia Prevention (IRNDP).


CEPAR members Kaarin Anstey, Scientia Professor of Psychology at UNSW Sydney, and  CEPAR Advisory Board member Ian Yates AM, Chief Executive of COTA Australia, have been appointed to the Dementia, Ageing and Aged Care Research Mission Expert Advisory Panel.


New research has identified how organisations can overcome the so-called ‘challenge’ of Australia’s ageing workforce in order to reap the benefits of an age diverse workforce.

Augustus Panton

Augustus Panton, CEPAR PhD candidate at the ANU Crawford School of Public Policy, has been awarded the Adam Smith Fellowship from the Mercatus Center at George Mason University for the 2019/2020 academic year.

Daniel Wheadon CEPAR

With just three minutes to give a compelling presentation on his thesis topic and its significance, CEPAR PhD candidate Daniel Wheadon will compete in the 3 Minute Thesis (3MT) UNSW interfaculty final competition heat.

Ageing Well

Professor Kaarin Anstey and Dr Ruth Peters, CEPAR researchers at UNSW Sydney, co-edited the International Research Network for Dementia Prevention (IRNDP) special issue on Dementia, Risk, Risk Reduction, and Translation into Practice. 

CEPAR industry report

CEPAR released an industry report that investigates the impact of retirement income projections on superannuation contributions, investment choices and engagement from members.

Mature workers

CEPAR released a new fact sheet on legal protections for mature workers in Australia, outlining the national and state laws that protect mature workers from discrimination and uphold their right to seek flexible work arrangements. It also addresses the way workplace health and safety laws can be uniquely relevant to older Australians.