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Growing old without children: aged care’s sleeper issue

Oct19
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Sociologist, Cassie Curryer’s research is shining a light on the largely ignored experience of growing old without children.

Specifically, Curryer is turning her attention to the circumstances of older women – their plans and expectations for ageing in place, the availability of support networks and their future care needs.

She talks to Community Care Review about why this issue demands our attention.