A new landmark report has found the majority of older Australians feel a decade younger than their current age, overwhelmingly support assisted dying legislation, and nearly half feel less valued by society than when they were younger.
COTA Australia has welcomed the reappointment of Greg Hunt as Minister for Health and the reappointment of Ken Wyatt AM as Minister for Aged Care with the broader remit of being Minister for Senior Australians and Aged Care.
Harnessing and expanding the potential of older entrepreneurs to build a growing silver economy on the
back of our ageing population is one of a range of key measures the peak body for older Australians will
highlight at a national aged care conference in Sydney today.
Leading senior's advocacy body, COTA Australia, has appointed one of Australia's most experienced public sector administrators and policy thinkers, Jane Halton AO PSM, as its next Independent Chair. Ms Halton will take up the three-year position on 6 December.