Conclusion and Implications

  • Hoon Han
  • Yong Moon Jung
  • Xueying Xiong


This chapter highlights key findings of the older people from culturally and linguistically diverse (CALD) backgrounds in terms of their social participation, housing preferences, role in intergenerational transfer, life satisfaction, and quality of life. It also discusses significant policy implications where current social and community planning approaches to vulnerability and exclusion do not entirely capture the key aspects of the lives of older people from CALD backgrounds. City planners, community service workers, and policymakers should share deeper insights about the meaning of later life positioned by transnational migration and ageing, and the elements that enhance or detract from quality of life.


Immigration policy Policy implication Urban planning Community planning 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Hoon Han
    • 1
  • Yong Moon Jung
    • 2
  • Xueying Xiong
    • 1
  1. 1.Faculty of Built EnvironmentUNSW AustraliaSydneyAustralia
  2. 2.Centre for Business and Social InnovationUniversity of Technology SydneySydneyAustralia

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