People who spend more time volunteering in older age tend to be more satisfied with life, and that is especially true of people who have lost friends, says CEPAR Deputy Director Professor Kaarin Anstey in her recent paper, published in the Australian Journal of Psychology this month.
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You are invited to join together with Hal Kendig's colleagues, friends and family to celebrate his life and to honour his achievements at a memorial event on 24 August in Canberra.
The wellbeing gap between rich and poor widens as we age. James Nazroo is a professor of sociology at Manchester University and a partner investigator with CEPAR at UNSW Business School. He recently gave a public lecture on inequality in later life for the UNSW Grand Challenges program. Nazroo spoke with Julian Lorkin for BusinessThink.
CEPAR Associate Investigator Dr Fedor Iskhakov of the ANU Research School of Economics (RSE) and former CEPAR senior research fellow at UNSW, has been awarded an ARC Future Fellowship.
Emeritus Professor Hal Kendig’s final public contribution to the discussion of ageing was published in the Australasian Journal on Ageing this week.
The deepening complexities of aged care, including changing morbidities and funding for long term care insurance and investment, have been investigated at an international conference at UNSW Sydney last week.
One in three people over 65 experience a fall each year, risking serious injury and even death. At the 4th International Conference of Long-Term Care Directors last week, CEPAR Chief Investigator Professor Robert Cumming from the University of Sydney presented an overview of the measures to prevent falls.
The deepening complexities of aged care, including changing morbidities and funding for long term care insurance and investment, will be investigated at an international conference at UNSW Sydney this week.
CEPAR research fellow Dr Mengyi Xu from UNSW has been awarded the prize for Best CEPAR PhD thesis in 2017 for her thesis on Retirement savings and housing. This year, for the first time, the prize is awarded as a commemoration of Professor Hal Kendig.