Participants from around Australia speak about what is important to them as they age and what it feels like to be getting older. Topics include changing relationships, finances, life decisions, health and illness.
This Senate Inquiry is on an issue of importance to many older Australians - mobility scooters. Indeed, Scooters Australia claimed in 2009 that the overwhelming proportion of mobility scooter users are in the 70+ age group and in fact, in the previous few years, most purchasers were aged over 80.
The National Aged Care Alliance (the Alliance) is a representative body of peak national organisations in aged care, including consumer groups, providers, unions, and health professionals, working together to determine a more positive future for aged care in Australia.