The Senior
Tuesday, 5 December 2023

Medical care out of financial reach for many older people

October 16 2023 - 3:59pm

Older Australians are avoiding visiting the GP or specialist when they need to, skipping medications and going without dental care because of cost, according to new research.


Eileen Wood

Senior Journalist

I'm a senior news journalist at The Senior newspaper, the leading publication bringing targeted news on issues affecting older Australians. We cover NSW, Victoria, Queensland, Tasmania, SA and WA. If you have a story idea I would love to hear it. You can email me: or phone The Senior 02-4355-5000, mob. 0487 495 805