While changes in the 2021 Federal Budget make the Pension Loans Scheme more attractive for senior homeowners, more can be done, write CEPAR Deputy Director Professor Hazel Bateman, CEPAR Associate Investigator Dr Katja Hanewald and Honours student Katie Sun.
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A new study by CEPAR Research Fellow Dr Craig Sinclair and colleagues has found that 70% of Australians aged 65+ are sidestepping the opportunity to control their end-of-life care, with men less likely to plan than women.
Scientists led by CEPAR Associate Investigator A/Professor Ruth Peters begin a pilot trial bringing together older adults and preschoolers to assess the mutual health benefits of intergenerational activity, such as reducing frailty and depression.
Employers played a greater role in supporting staff to achieve work/life balance when the pandemic blurred the lines between the two, according to a new report from the University of Sydney Business School and ARC Centre of Excellence in Population Ageing Research.
There are a number of new ways to assist with funding long-term care using housing wealth, according to CEPAR Associate Investigator Dr Katja Hanewald and co-authors.
A first-of-its-kind study examining the economic security of single older women without children has busted the myth that people without children must have uninterrupted careers and healthy retirement savings.
CEPAR has launched publicly available data on population ageing futures and estimates. The CEPAR Population Ageing Futures Data Archive, created by a research team led by CEPAR A/Professor Jeromey Temple and CEPAR Principal Research Fellow Dr Tom Wilson, comprises sets of data projections and estimates related to the composition and diversity of Australia’s older population.
New research conducted by CEPAR and Cbus researchers has identified that urgent short-term needs for funds are driving people’s decision to withdraw some or all of their superannuation savings under the COVID-19 Superannuation Early Release Scheme.
A significant amount of Australia’s exports involve people-based exports such as tourism, education and business services – all of which have been heavily impacted by COVID-19, says UNSW Business School’s Scientia Professor of Economics John Piggott, Director of The ARC Centre of Excellence in Population Ageing Research (CEPAR).