Five Queensland members of Parliament were reported to and questioned Tony Morris QC and a range of speakers from the Australian Medical Association, rural doctors, consultant doctors, GP’s and managers of Mt Olivet and Redcliffe/Caboolture Health Service. No representatives came from Queensland Health. It was encouraging to learn that many problems are now being addressed.
The following quotes are said to be taken from papers written by a class of 8-year-olds: Grandparents are a lady and a man who have no little children of her own. They like other people’s. A grandfather is a man & a grandmother is a lady! Grandparents don’t have to do anything except be there […]
This extract from the article ‘The true face of artistic beauty’ by Adele Horin, published in the SMH on July 30-31, 2011 and entered in the Media Awards gives a clue “In an era of airbrushing and cosmetic surgery, Margaret Olley’s extraordinary face challenges women to reconsider the vexing business of ageing gracefully. With its […]
Grand children denied access to their grandparents suffer detrimental effects which harm their development with long term consequences including personality disorders. Recent research into Attachment Theory and the Neuroscience of Human Relationships has found children in this situation will suffer damage to their brain, affecting their mental health and social development. This research also confirms […]
by Val French All over Australia they are doing it – masters and PHD students and lecturing staff studying older people, putting us like butterflies in a glass jar, or like guineas pigs in control cages, getting statistical measures valid, documenting results. This is the ageing society, and we over 50s are the new research […]