Seniors are enthusiastic to embrace technology but continue to be excluded from the digital wave, a report has found.
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Social prescribing can reduce loneliness and support people who would benefit from increased activity within their communities.
Older people with chronic disease may be suffering in silence when it comes to mental health.
The aged care manager at Deaf Services Queensland is expanding service offerings after bringing back learnings from Finland.
Women using home nursing services are becoming older and more medically complex, according to a study.
An Australian-built plan management tool promises to reduce the administrative burden on NDIS plan managers.
Dementia has been recognised in a declaration by G20 Health Ministers, who have also committed to implementing national action plans.
Community exercise programs could be key to improving the health of Australia’s ageing population.
Researchers hope a new falls-prevention app targeting people with dementia will be a game-changer for home care.
Scientists have developed coatings with ultra-thin sensors that can be used on walls and floors to monitor the safety of older people at home.
There are calls to incorporate dementia design as a standard as the world’s largest dementia study reveals a ‘dangerous’ amount of stigma.
Australian researchers have found a clear link between air pollution and an increased risk of developing dementia later in life.
A trial will test whether emergency department activity kits can reduce the need for medication, sedation and restraints for people with dementia.
Almost half a million Australians are receiving specialist disability services and the vast majority are happy with the support they receive, according to a government report.