Current figures underestimate the popularity of retirement villages according to ARC-sponsored research.
The Government has announced a number of new initiatives in the 11th National Palliative Care Week.
The Shadow Minister for Ageing says the Government should have included a respresentative for older people on its Social Inclusion Board.
Victorian researchers are investigaing the special needs of aged care clients who have experienced mass trauma.
The decision to end the aged care GP Panels Initiative has cut some programs in their tracks and created a lot of uncertainty.
Another $800,000 has been granted to local organisations providing services to veterans. Click here for information about further opportunities.
The AMA says seniors and people with chronic diseases will bear the brunt of rising private health insurance premiums.
The Minister for Ageing announces a set of one-off grants for carer respite programs.
A Queensland researcher has found that carers, patients and the general public have misconceptions about Alzheimer’s disease.
A 20-year Australian study confirms an ‘unlikely’ connection that could have big implications for fracture prevention.
The second state industry association chief executive has resigned in as many weeks.
The ANF says the additional CAP funding secured in the budget should be directed towards nurses’ and carers’ pay packets.
National Seniors criticises Government after budget fails to deliver on pension breakthrough.
Despite a quiet budget night, a senior industry official says the new Government is willing to work constructively with the sector.