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Latest news: National Seniors Australia

One in six senior citizens experience elder abuse

Senior citizens are an integral fabric of our society, yet one in six Australians aged over 65 experiences elder abuse. That is not the most shocking statistic: 85 per cent of elder financial abuse is committed by family, with children accounting for nearly 50 per cent.

National Seniors: How to keep aged care homes open

National Seniors Australia argues dropping the pension income test for older workers in the care sector will help keep aged care homes open.