A new resource developed by Alzheimer’s Australia NSW is encouraging consumers to consider the role of transport when making decisions about self-directed care packages.
In this wrap: cross-sector panel launches philanthropic projects; new Montessori resource launched; report highlights transport issues for seniors; fun day out: seniors invited to TV filming; new guide to managing social media accounts after death.
The NSW state government in partnership with the NSW Taxi Council and Alzheimer’s Australia have announced the introduction of dementia awareness training for the state’s taxi drivers and bus, rail and ferry frontline staff.
Two years of fundraising efforts has paid off for the residents of a Brisbane nursing home, demonstrating the important contribution that volunteers make to aged care.
Public transport in NSW will need to improve as growing numbers of older people lose their licences, according to the NRMA.
An in-depth study from WA gives a thorough overview of social isolation in older people.
The ACCC will hold a national meeting looking at ways to reduce the number of deaths and injuries associated with mobility scooters.
Over 70 people have died in scooter accidents in the past nine years.
Dental care for seniors and ‘land banks’ for future retirement villages and aged care facilities are at the top of the Canberra Liberals’ ageing agenda.