Are you ready for the revolution?

 

The Ageing Revolution works with business, community organisations and researchers to create innovative solutions for an ageing population.

 

Our unique codesign approach means our solutions are person-centred, effective and make a difference to the lives of older people, their friends and families.

 

Let’s embrace ageing as one of the best times in life and start changing perceptions!

 

Journeys into Care – a digital exhibition of care and caring

In 2017, The Ageing Revolution was fortunate to secure a grant to develop a new mobile app for carers. Conceived from a collaboration with Tara O'Connell from The Diary Apps, Our Care Journal aims to help make care easier for carers and the people around them. From...

Leon’s Gift – crowdfunding for creative older people

When musician Luke Escombe stopped to pick up a hitchhiker just outside Bridgetown, WA in November 2016, he could never have dreamed that it would be the start of a life-changing friendship. The stranger who climbed into his car was wearing motorcycle leathers and...

Longevity and ageism

Recently, campaigns on ageism have been more prevalent. #EveryAgeCounts from the Benevolent Society encourages us to pledge to stand for world without ageism (have you pledged?). As our population ages, so too awareness increases of how ageism can affect our lives, as...

Co-designing health services with older people

We recently undertook a codesign workshop with the Health Alliance in Brisbane North. Close to 100 health professionals, allied health workers, community workers, older people and carers came together to focus on actions to improve the lives of older people. The...

Green the Street and The Ageing Revolution

This week has been a very green week as we took part in the wonderful Green the Street initiative. We've been collaborating with Real Serious Games to build the Virtual Reality Experience which explores what Gregory Terrace could look like 30 years into the future....

Woodford Folk Festival, here we come!

Simon and Leonie will be talking about ageism, the road trip, housing and how people limit themselves when it comes to ageing and growing older. Get ready for some fun but indepth conversation to round off 2017. Take a squiz at the Woodford program...

The Ageing Revolution on ABC 24

Hear Leonie talk about ageing and discrimination on ABC 24 Leonie on ABC 24 27 May 2017

Ageism:the next frontier, 16 June 2017, Sydney

A selection of images from our Vivid Ideas event, Ageism:the next frontier, held in Sydney. Big big thanks to Will Horner for the amazing photos.

Talking about Ageism at Vivid Sydney

The Ageing Revolution is proud to be a part of the Vivid Ideas Exchange program at the Museum of Contemporary Art Australia on Friday 16 June 2017. We'll be talking about ageism in the creative industries and issuing a challenge to think, well, creatively, about...

Ageism is not a simple problem

Recent proposals from the Federal Government to lift the pension age to 70 years have been responded to with fear and horror. Horror that we will all be required to work til we are 70 in order to afford any kind of standard retirement. Fear that older people will be...