The role of community in Aboriginal Aged Care The role of community in Aboriginal Aged Care
Seniors: an increasingly important part of communities Seniors: an increasingly important part of communities
Help in navigating the health system Help in navigating the health system
Preventing falls Preventing falls
HACC What is ACAT?

What is ACAT?

You may have heard talk about the ACAT (the Aged Care Assessment Team) and wondered just what it is that they do and how they can help you. The following guide to the ACAT process for the older person and their family has been prepared by Enis Jusufspahic.

Housing Older renters: The new face of poverty

Older renters: The new face of poverty

Older private renters, especially those who are single and female, are the new face of poverty explains Robert Mowbray.

Judicial System Your voice your rights: Ageing and the law

Your voice your rights: Ageing and the law

As an older person in today’s society you have many legal rights as Melissa Chaperlin explains.

Mental Health Mental health as we age

Mental health as we age

While mental illness is not a typical attribute of ageing there are important to consider as we age. Daniella Kanareck and Karen Lazarus explore the common mental illness for the aged, the barriers to treatment and the essentials for wellbeing as we age.

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Editorial Autumn 2016
Autumn 2016 / Editorial

Editorial Autumn 2016

This issue we are looking at some common concerns raised by older people living in the inner city. We explore some rights that are infringed and provide some wellbeing tips that contribute towards positive ageing.

The role of community in Aboriginal Aged Care
Ageing / Autumn 2016

The role of community in Aboriginal Aged Care

Aboriginal run services are important to the community and Wyanga is no exception. Millie Ingram talks about Wyanga and the aspirations for Aboriginal aged care.

What is ACAT?
Ageing / Autumn 2016 / HACC / Health

What is ACAT?

You may have heard talk about the ACAT (the Aged Care Assessment Team) and wondered just what it is that they do and how they can help you. The following guide to the ACAT process for the older person and their family has been prepared by Enis Jusufspahic.

What is My Aged Care
Ageing / Autumn 2016 / HACC / Health

What is My Aged Care

My Aged Care is now the one-stop-shop for aged care services and information in Australia. Enis Jusufspahic explains the service.

Mental health as we age
Ageing / Autumn 2016 / Mental Health

Mental health as we age

While mental illness is not a typical attribute of ageing there are important to consider as we age. Daniella Kanareck and Karen Lazarus explore the common mental illness for the aged, the barriers to treatment and the essentials for wellbeing as we age.

Older renters: The new face of poverty
Ageing / Autumn 2016 / Housing

Older renters: The new face of poverty

Older private renters, especially those who are single and female, are the new face of poverty explains Robert Mowbray.

Your voice your rights: Ageing and the law
Ageing / Autumn 2016 / Judicial System

Your voice your rights: Ageing and the law

As an older person in today’s society you have many legal rights as Melissa Chaperlin explains.

What is elder abuse?
Ageing / Autumn 2016 / Health / Judicial System

What is elder abuse?

The NSW Elder Abuse Helpline provides information, support, and referrals to any caller who suspects, witnesses or is experiencing elder abuse. The Helpline was established as part of the NSW Ageing Strategy. Helpline consultant, Kyra Hazelman, explains what elder abuse is.

Seniors: an increasingly important part of communities
Ageing / Autumn 2016 / Research

Seniors: an increasingly important part of communities

In the near future, all of us will be living alongside, or be one of, the largest group of older persons New South Wales has ever seen. This population ageing, seen worldwide, will change the face of ageing in New South Wales. In this article Stephanie Hull looks at ageing in New South Wales and touches on what this means for Inner Sydney.

Help in navigating the health system
Ageing / Autumn 2016 / Health

Help in navigating the health system

As an ageing population, we will make more presentations to our GPS, specialists and hospitals than ever before. Charmaine Jones explains how advocates can help us understand and navigate the health system.