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.

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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