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Elderly friends enjoying life

Understanding subjective life expectancy (SLE) is critical for pension design and longevity insurance markets. Yet there are very few studies that focus on this question.

Female colleagues collaborating in the workplace

CEPAR analyses how Australian demographic projections have changed over time and the extent to which they have conformed to real world outcomes.

Young mother and her daughter

In a new study by CEPAR researchers,  participants reported high awareness of the benefits of key behaviours that can preserve and improve cognitive functioning as they age, although their actual intention to take up these activities is low.

Busy Sydney city street

The CEPAR 2014 Annual Report contains a complete record of all the work undertaken by CEPAR affiliated researchers in 2014.

Cepar ageing population seminar

Universally regarded as Australia's leading authority on demography,  Peter McDonald, CEPAR's Deputy Director and Professor of Demography at ANU's Crawford School of Public Policy, is the recipient of the 2015 Irene B. Taeuber Award.

Research students collaborating

A Public Forum presented by CEPAR to improve public understanding of, and promote community discussion about, the impact of population ageing.

Elderly couple enjoying life

Chinese and Australian students PhD students came up with some imaginative cross-disciplinary solutions when challenged to address common issues in long term care for the growing aged populations in both countries at the annual Go8C9 conference.

Colleagues discussing ageing research

Research presented at the 2014 ERA (Emerging Researchers in Ageing) Conference 24 - 25 November, challenges the notion that older people are amongst the most vulnerable during emergencies caused by bushfires, environmental hazards and extreme weather events.

Aged care support

Australia's governments must act now to reap long term rewards from the opportunities an ageing Australia presents, according to Population Ageing and Australia's Future, the 2014 symposium of the Academy of Social Sciences Australia (ASSA).