Chinese and Australian students PhD students came up with some imaginative cross-disciplinary solutions when challenged to address common issues in long term care for the growing aged populations in both countries at the annual Go8C9 conference.
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Research presented at the 2014 ERA (Emerging Researchers in Ageing) Conference 24 - 25 November, challenges the notion that older people are amongst the most vulnerable during emergencies caused by bushfires, environmental hazards and extreme weather events.
Australia's governments must act now to reap long term rewards from the opportunities an ageing Australia presents, according to Population Ageing and Australia's Future, the 2014 symposium of the Academy of Social Sciences Australia (ASSA).
The average older Australian - who is she? She is a 75 year old Anglican woman who drives a car, has broadband, votes for the Coalition and lives in her own three bedroom home with her spouse.
CEPAR is one of 11 organisations in the successful consortium which won the International Longevity Centre bid to establish an Australian centre.
"Australia's public and private economy-wide deficit could blow out to more than $400 billion by 2050 due to the nation's ageing population, a new report has found."
The ARC Centre of Excellence in Population Ageing Research welcomes the report of the FSI and the consideration given to the input and research papers of its investigators.
Nobel Prize-winning economist Professor Joseph E. Stiglitz is to visit UNSW, and give a talk on the Global Financial Crisis (GFC), examining where are we now, its impact on the future of the world economy, and what can be done about it
The ARC Centre of Excellence in Population Ageing Research (CEPAR) and the School of Risk and Actuarial Studies, at the University of New South Wales (UNSW), will host the Annual Colloquium of Superannuation Researchers on July 7 and 8 at the UNSW campus.