Val’s story – Positive ageing (30 second video) – Vertical format

2022 Senior Australian of the Year Val Dempsey discusses the impact of ageism and how she refuses to let any obstacle stand in her way. Learn more about positive ageing.


I'd like to see that as we age, our uniqueness and our individuality is not only recognised, but celebrated. I don't think if I live to one-hundred I'm ever going to squeeze in all the good things that are out there for me to do, And what does it mean if I'm a little older? Do I have to stop having all that fun? Being older is an absolute blessing because you made it. It’s wonderful. And there’s so much out there for you to enjoy.

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