Older people must be at the centre of community life and be treated as gifted and valued citizens until the end of life.
Caring for Older People is Not a Wicked Problem
Sarah Taylor explains why ageing and the 'problems' associated with care for older people are not so much 'wicked problems' but functions of faulty thinking.
Mervyn Eastman talks with Simon Duffy about growing older, the meaning of citizenship and the challenges facing the welfare state and society today.
Citizenship in an Ageing Society
In the short essay Simon Duffy summarises the argument of his Sir Keith Wilson Oration at the 2014 Australian Association of Gerontology.
Mythology and Getting Old
In this film for "We Chose To Climb" 2015 Terry Lynch explores some of the dangerous mythologies of old age.
John O'Brien describes cogworld - the strange assumptions of systems to commodify, regulate and manage care.
Show Some Emotion
Civitas Vera explores why institutional abuse is so often followed by responses that don't make the necessary difference.
Dementia Is Everyone's Business
Chris Moon-Willems explains why understanding and supporting people with dementia to live well is relevant to all of us.
5 Tips for Living Well with Dementia
Chris Moon-Willems shares five important and practical ways in which you can help someone live well with dementia.
G8 Dementia Summit - Missed Opportunity
Chris Moon-Willems had high hopes for the G8 Dementia Summit held in London in December 2013 to discuss the challenges presented by Dementia.
Delivering Integrated Dementia Care: The 8 Pillars Model of Community Support
This report by Alzheimer Scotland sets out an integrated and comprehensive, evidence-based approach to supporting people with dementia living at home.
The 8 Pillars Model of Community Support
The 8 Pillars Model sets out an integrated approach to supporting people with dementia and their families.
The 8 Pillar Model of Community Support
A report by Lisa Monaghan on the implications of the 8 Pillar Model for supporting people with dementia in practice.