Aged and Disability Advocacy
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.
What is Ageism?
The report outlines the destructive type of discrimination that is ageism and the possibility of this to lead to elder abuse.
An overview of ageism and age discrimination in Australia with examples and advice on how to stop it. Includes further tools and resources.
Ageism and Powers of Attorney
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.
Ageism in Diverse Communities
In this video Jenny Bray explains how ageism and age discrimination in culturally and linguistically diverse (CALD) communities is leading to people being treated differently or are having their decision making rights ignored as they age.
Safeguard Older Persons During COVID-19 and Beyond
World Elder Abuse Awareness Day (WEAAD) represents the one day in a year when the world voices its opposition to the abuse and suffering inflicted to some of our older generations. This article also discusses how WEAAD aims to increase understanding and preventing of elder abuse.
Imagine a World Without Ageism
This video describes how EveryAge Counts provides the opportunity to work with others in your community to create a society where person is valued, connected and respected, regardless of age and health.
"Am I Ageist" Quiz
Participate in this fun, two-minute quiz to see where you sit on the ageism spectrum.
About the EveryAge Counts Campaign
This article explains the goal of the EveryAge Counts campaign which is to tackle ageism.
Ageism a Key Driver of Failures within the Aged Care System
This report is EveryAge Counts submission to the Royal Commission on Aged Care, Quality and Safety.