Tackling elder abuse and isolation – John Ward 2024 NSW Senior Australian of the Year

Watch this short video featuring John Ward – seniors advocate and 2024 NSW Senior Australian of the Year - as he outlines his ideas for tackling elder abuse and isolation.

John Ward has devoted his life to caring for disadvantaged Australians. His integrated, collaborative approach to dementia care for patients and their carers has made the Hunter region a leader in this field.

John also co-founded the Hunter Ageing Alliance, which delivers programs to create age-friendly communities, tackle elder abuse, and end social isolation of older people.