Skip to main content
Skip to and open main menu Home Modification Resources
Provided by the HMinfo Clearinghouse
Translating high quality research specific to better design and building practice
Translating high quality research specific to better design and building practice
News/Events Section Menu

October 1st: International Day of Older Persons

Published

On 14 December 1990, the United Nations General Assembly designated 1 October the International Day of Older Persons. This date of significance is celebrated annually to recognise the contributions of older persons and to examine issues that affect their lives.

Take this day as an opportunity to read some material about the older population and the inequalities they face:

United Nations-2021 International Day of Older Persons Theme: Digital Equity for All Ages

Australian Government Attorney-General's Department: Preventing and responding to elder abuse

World Health Organisation-Ageing: Ageism

United Nations Office of the High Commissioner: Report on the rights of older persons with disabilities

Australian Government, Productivity Commission: Housing decisions of older Australians

CSIRO/ Journal of the Australian Healthcare & Hospitals Association: Trends and predicted trends in presentations of older people to Australian emergency departments: effects of demand growth, population aging and climate change


Reads 145 Downloads -