Sorry, Silent Generation, but the aged care royal commission won't help you

Those who are still young, healthy and living at home will be most affected by the outcomes of the commission - be they good or bad

A surprising group of people stand to benefit from the aged care royal commission, whose hearings start today.

Aged care

These are residents of nursing homes in the far future — people in their 50s and 60s, and their children.

How is that possible? All current nursing home residents the royal commission was established to help will have died before there is any substantive change.