Meet the Commissioner for Senior Victorians
Gerard Mansour is a highly respected and passionate advocate for the needs of older people. With over 30 years of leadership experience within the aged and wider community services sectors, Mr Mansour contributed significantly to industry capacity building, policy development and enhancement of services for older Australians.
In 2012, Mr Mansour became the inaugural national CEO of Leading Age Services Australia, the peak national body representing the aged and community care industry across Australia. Prior to this, Mr Mansour was the CEO of Aged and Community Care Victoria for six years.
In November 2020, the Commissioner released the Ageing well in a changing world report. Drawing on the insights provided by five thousand senior Victorians, the eight key attributes of ageing well have been developed to show what it means to age well in Victoria today. Click here to read more.
Watch the Commissioner talk about the Ageing well in a changing world report - attribute 1: Having a positive attitude
Join Gerard Mansour, Commissioner for Senior Victorians and Ambassador for Elder Abuse Prevention as he reflects on how he has adapted his personal and professional journey through the COVID-19 pandemic.
He talks about the attributes of ageing well and shares some insight into his soon to be released report on ageing well in a changing world. He is joined by three Bayside residents to chat about how they have responded to COVID-19 restrictions and what they are doing to keeping active, busy and connected.
Download the transcript.