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A new research brief  – Tapping into Australia’s ageing workforce: Insights from recent research –  published by CEPAR today, presents the newest research insights and trends about Australia’s ageing workforce, in anticipation of the release of the 2021 Intergenerational Report, expected this month.

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Researchers of the ARC Centre of Excellence in Population Ageing Research (CEPAR) have today released an online webtool – the Metadata Database on Ageing – which assists researchers working in ageing to understand what survey data is available in Australia and how to gain access.

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A new paper by CEPAR researchers Professor Marian Baird, Associate Professor Myra Hamilton and Dr Andreea Constantin of the University of Sydney has warned that failure to improve the ten-year-old paid parental leave scheme has entrenched gender inequality, both at work and at home.

 

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While changes in the 2021 Federal Budget make the Pension Loans Scheme more attractive for senior homeowners, more can be done, write CEPAR Chief Investigator Professor Hazel Bateman, CEPAR Associate Investigator Dr Katja Hanewald and Honours student Katie Sun.

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A new study by CEPAR Research Fellow Dr Craig Sinclair and colleagues has found that 70% of Australians aged 65+ are sidestepping the opportunity to control their end-of-life care, with men less likely to plan than women. 

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Scientists led by CEPAR Associate Investigator A/Professor Ruth Peters begin a pilot trial bringing together older adults and preschoolers to assess the mutual health benefits of intergenerational activity, such as reducing frailty and depression.

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Employers played a greater role in supporting staff to achieve work/life balance when the pandemic blurred the lines between the two, according to a new report from the University of Sydney Business School and ARC Centre of Excellence in Population Ageing Research. 

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There are a number of new ways to assist with funding long-term care using housing wealth, according to CEPAR Associate Investigator Dr Katja Hanewald and co-authors.

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A first-of-its-kind study examining the economic security of single older women without children has busted the myth that people without children must have uninterrupted careers and healthy retirement savings.