Comments about the Respect for Seniors Project

Students The general public

Members of local seniors service clubs, other seniors groups such as Independent Retirees Association, events such as Seniors Expos, Seniors Information Days, Forums, and other community events

Those working in the field

(Home and Community Care staff, pastoral care workers, council executives & staff aged care specialists, social justice consultants, executives in the elder abuse sector)

Academics associated with the project

"All members of the Australian community would benefit from a greater understanding of how best to achieve respect for the older community... In the development of programmes and initiatives for older people in Australia one important theme has been missing... RESPECT."

McCabe, P, Mellor, D, McNamara, J, Hill, B (2010) Respect in an Ageing Society Research Paper. Benetas/Deakin University, Melbourne