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Ageism

Articles, reports and news pieces about how ageism can lead to elder abuse.

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"Am I Ageist" Quiz

EveryAge Counts

Participate in this fun, two-minute quiz to see where you sit on the ageism spectrum. 

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About the EveryAge Counts Campaign

EveryAge Counts

This article explains the goal of the EveryAge Counts campaign which is to tackle ageism. 

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Age Discrimination

Australian Human Rights Commission

This article discusses that Australians of all ages have the right to be treated fairly and to enjoy the same opportunities as others. 

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Age Discrimination and Elder Abuse

Glen Eira City Council

This article discusses how ageism is a serious form of discrimination that can have a severe impact on the self-esteem and wellbeing of older adults. 

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Age Discrimination is Australia's Biggest barrier to Opportunity

The New Daily

This article discusses the results of a survey conducted by LinkedIn, which revealed 44% of baby boomers believe their age is the main reason for employers rejecting their job applications. 

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Factsheet

Aged and Disability Advocacy

ADA Australia

A factsheet outlining the types of advocacy services offered by ADA QLD such as individual advocacy, human rights, disability support and anti-age discrimination advocacy. 

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Ageism a Big Issue Across Australia

National Seniors Australia

This article discusses that older Australians are concerned about job security, as they retire later in life. 

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Ageism a Key Driver of Failures within the Aged Care System

EveryAge Counts

This report is EveryAge Counts submission to the Royal Commission on Aged Care, Quality and Safety. 

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Ageism and COVID-19

Australian Human Rights Commission

In this article, Kay Patterson discusses how ageism in Australian society has became a consequence of public discussions and policy implementation. 

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Ageism and Powers of Attorney

Seniors Rights Service

In this video, Commissioner Kay Patterson AO explains causes of elder abuse including, ageism, age discrimination, inheritance impatience, family breakdown and lack of understanding of Powers of Attorney. 

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