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By Kate O'Loughlin,Colette Browning,Hal Kendig

This stimulating quantity examines the numerous faces of Australia’s ageing inhabitants, the social and wellbeing and fitness concerns they deal with, and the stairs being taken—and many who could be taken—to support make sure a extra confident and effective later existence. person and societal growing older are conceptualized as developmental in nature, socially different, and marked via everyday life demanding situations stemming from the country’s financial buildings, attitudes, geography, political panorama, and infrastructure. Wide-ranging assurance (e.g., healthiness, inequalities, employment, transportation) assesses strategies to be had to older humans, and the position of households, employers, provider companies, govt companies, and others in selling or increasing these offerings. The book’s double emphasis on demanding situations in older people’s lives and possibilities for boosting their caliber of existence is on transparent demonstrate as case stories research coverage issues—and suggest solutions—in a societal and person context.

Included within the coverage:

· Australian advancements in growing old: concerns and history.

· Cultural range, wellbeing and fitness, and ageing.

· Indigenous Australians and growing old: responding to range in coverage and practice.

· bettering the well-being and employment participation of older workers.

· Housing and the environments of ageing.

· overall healthiness companies and deal with older people.

The wealthy examples in Ageing in Australia contain a intensity of figuring out and facts for sociologists, gerontologists and psychologists learning aging, future health care execs offering care to older humans, and coverage analysts assessing components for improvement.

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