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Celebrate Ageing

24 January, 2019

After a long career as a nurse and academic Dr Catherine Barrett established the Celebrate Ageing program, with the goals of challenging ageism and building respect for older people. Celebrate Ageing is a social enterprise that uses art and story based approaches to achieve real change around issues of elder abuse, sexual assault of older women, sexual rights of older people the social isolation of people living with dementia, ageism in the media, and LGBTI Elders. At the heart of the Celebrate Ageing approach is the Elder Leadership Academy – which offers fellowships to Elders to co-led projects to transform their worlds. Dr Barrett is a national and international leader in promoting the rights of older people. For more information, click here