Pensioners living overseas will soon be asked to go to an Australian embassy or consulate every two years to register that they are still alive and entitled to receive welfare payments.
Our ageing population has given rise to an enormous market of consumer and employment opportunities that has been growing under the radar of most Australians.
When Gary Martin started writing about ageism in the workplace and sharing his articles on professional networking site LinkedIn, he was stunned by the response. It's an indication of just how pervasive age discrimination remains in the modern workplace.
Long-time elderly residents in Port Hedland are shocked over news that they will have to leave their homes.
People generally don't associate Japan with winemaking, but a small vineyard on the island of Okushiri off the coast of Hokkaido — on the same latitude as Bordeaux — is giving elderly residents hope for the future as they continue to come to terms with a deadly earthquake and tsunami 25 years ago.
For several years the Northern Territory's population has been shrinking, and the news about the economy hasn't been encouraging. But many long-term Territorians still love to call it home.
The home my grandfather is in should be the norm, not an aberration only the wealthy get to enjoy, writes Melanie Tait.
Hidden cameras uncover shocking revelations of workers abusing residents at nursing homes in Australia, but legal experts and employee advocates warn their use is a legal minefield.
As the nation's population ages, many people are looking to at-home care and even living with housemates.