“Ageing offers so much” Aisha Young, Gerontologist with Passion

Image: Changing the Narrative

Reprinted with permission as a great example of passion and dedication in ageing services. Changing the Narrative is a campaign to shift the way people think, talk and act about aging, ageism and older adults, and is a partnership of NextFifty Initiative and Rose Community Foundation. Aisha Young is passionate. From an early age, she… Continue reading “Ageing offers so much” Aisha Young, Gerontologist with Passion

How do we prepare for Dementia and Alzheimer’s?

Australians today are living longer than ever before. Largely thanks to antibiotics and vaccines that conquered deadly infectious diseases such as polio, whooping cough and meningitis. There have also been significant improvements in the treatment and prevention of the other major threats to a long and healthy life, such as heart disease and many types… Continue reading How do we prepare for Dementia and Alzheimer’s?

Australia’s Largest Seniors’ Expo

Australia’s Largest Seniors’ Expo in Gold Coast Australia’s largest MP-organised seniors’ expo was held on the Gold Coast on July 19. More than ten thousand people visited Runaway Bay Sports Centre, which had become a temporary concert hall and the site of 120 stalls for seniors’ service providers and facilities. The Hon MP Stuart Robert… Continue reading Australia’s Largest Seniors’ Expo

Seniors Card Discounts in Heathmont

You can access movie ticket discounts with your Seniors Card.

Are you interested in discounts at a range of businesses and services across Victoria? You’re eligible for the Victorian Seniors Card if you’re over 60, an Australian resident living in Victoria, and working less than 35 hours a week. Here’s a look at some of the discounts available to you in Heathmont with the Seniors… Continue reading Seniors Card Discounts in Heathmont

Should age be a hiring factor?

Why is age a hiring factor? Relevant experience is one of the biggest things employers look for when hiring applicants, so why are older contenders who have served decades in the working world often overlooked? Mature workers bring a unique perspective and valued skills to the workforce. Unfortunately, due to age discrimination and bias, they often… Continue reading Should age be a hiring factor?

Top 3 tips for taking control of your ageing process

  Why is it that many of us seem to have a funeral plan locked in, yet we haven’t made plans for our own retirement? Whilst we can’t control our ageing, we can control how we age! Plus, with a little bit of planning, it can be such a positive experience! I want the community… Continue reading Top 3 tips for taking control of your ageing process

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