Conversations for Change
Abound Communities (Abound Communities) has initiated Conversations for Change as our contribution to thought leadership about ageing in Victoria.
July 21, 2018
In June 2018, our second Conversations For Change was Let’s Retire Retirement. The keynote speaker was Dr Kay Patterson AO, Australia’s Age Discrimination Commissioner with resident Irene Renzenbrink providing her perspective on the importance of retiring retirement.Read More
April 16, 2018
The role of new technologies in the age friendly community of 2030 was a contribution from Dr Raelene Wilding, an academic and researcher at La Trobe University. Her research has included exploring the ways in which migrants in Australia use communication technologies and visits to care for their elderly parents in the home country.Read More
Is Homeshare the Answer? Was a contribution from Dr Patricia Edgar, the author of In Praise of Ageing ( 2013), PEAK, Reinventing Middle Age (With Don Edgar) 2017, who attended the first Conversations for Change.Read More
Josephine Katite may be a long way from Kenya, where she was born and lived until 2005 but the experience of looking after her elderly grandparents is very much with her every day in her work at Liscombe House.