Cost a barrier to healthcare for older Australians

New research from National Seniors Australia suggests 68% of older people have recently gone without or hesitated to access essential healthcare because of cost. The report is based on a survey of nearly 6000 people aged 50 and older. The survey found only 32% of respondents said cost had not affected their access to health […]

Support to ease cost-of-living pressures ahead of caucus meeting

With Labor’s cost-of-living caucus meeting today, National Seniors Australia (NSA) supports moves to reduce pressures for all Australians, including older people. NSA Chief Executive Officer Mr Chris Grice said a recent survey of 6,500 older people found that cost-of-living was the most important issue, followed by private health and primary health care. When asked specifically […]

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