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‘We’ve all done the right things’: in Under Cover, older women tell their stories of becoming homeless

Image: Under Cover/SA Films The Australian documentary Under Cover, premiering at the Melbourne International Film Festival, presents the voices and faces of older women’s housing insecurity....

I’m approaching a ‘milestone’ birthday. What health checks should I have at my age?

Image: Adi Goldstein/Unsplash Haven’t had a health check in a while, or ever? You’re not alone. Most people wait until they’re sick to see a GP,...

400,000 women over 45 are at risk of homelessness in Australia

Picture: Shuttlestock Older women have been recognised as the fastest-growing group of homeless people in Australia in recent years. Yet until now we have not known...

Vital conversations: older women have their say about the challenges of life in a city like Melbourne

The ways in which older women maintain meaningful social connections are many and varied – in this case, they do volunteer work for...