It is estimated that half of Australian men and two-thirds of women over the age of 65 will need formal aged care at some point in their lifetime.
By 2055, it is expected the number of people over the age of 70 will triple.
With places limited, costs high, and facilities not always meeting the individual needs of older Australians, some interesting alternatives have been developed to give seniors more flexibility in their choice of aged care and living.
As part of Insight's discussion on aged care this week, guests share some of their innovative approaches to the issue.
Read more at http://www.sbs.com.au/news/insight/explainer/innovation-aged-care-alternative-options-give-older-australians-autonomy-and-happiness