Toward a More Comprehensive Concept of Successful Aging: Disability and Care Needs – Journals of Gerontology

ABSTRACT Rowe and Kahn’s model of Successful Aging 2.0 argues that changing environmental settings, societal policies, and individual life styles will lead to a significant extension of healthy life years. Recent epidemiological research, however, confirms the dilemma that the ongoing extension of life expectancy prolongs not only the years in good health but also those … [Read More] Toward a More Comprehensive Concept of Successful Aging: Disability and Care Needs – Journals of Gerontology

Disadvantage and disability: Experiences of people from refugee backgrounds with disability living in Australia

ABSTRACT This study of people of refugee backgrounds explored how disability is culturally constructed in the family context, including barriers and enablers to social inclusion and service uptake in Brisbane, Australia. Key themes included the lived experiences of people with disability in their country of origin; experiences of the functioning of government and non-government services; … [Read More] Disadvantage and disability: Experiences of people from refugee backgrounds with disability living in Australia

Australia’s Educational Policies Both Embody and Entrench Low Expectations of Students – The Conversation

Extract from an article by Misty Adoniou, Associate Professor in Language, Literacy and TESL, University of Canberra It was George W Bush who first described low educational expectations as a form of “soft” bigotry. But it is a mantra that has held a lot of appeal for Australian politicians and educational bureaucrats. Sometimes the finger is pointed at … [Read More] Australia’s Educational Policies Both Embody and Entrench Low Expectations of Students – The Conversation

Lets get the right plan for Victorians with disability – Victorian Council of Social Service

Extract from an article by Carly Nowell, VCOSS Policy Advisor Here are a few things people living with disability desperately need: better infrastructure and reduced barriers to education, commerce, housing and mainstream government services. And here are a few things they certainly don’t need: lofty goals, aspirational targets and promises not backed up by action. Words, words … [Read More] Lets get the right plan for Victorians with disability – Victorian Council of Social Service

A Meta-Analysis of the Correlates of Successful Aging in Older Adults – Research on Aging (SK)

ABSTRACT Objective: Successful aging (SA) is a concept that remains without a consensus definition. The purpose of the current study was to explore the components of SA by systematically reviewing factors correlated with SA. We also compared the relative strength of the components by using the meta-analytic method. Methods: A meta-analysis was conducted to quantitatively … [Read More] A Meta-Analysis of the Correlates of Successful Aging in Older Adults – Research on Aging (SK)

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