Australian Hearing has developed a toll free, over-the-phone hearing test that tells people if they need to seek further treatment.
Research & Clinical
An American dementia academic has said in a new book that Alzheimer’s disease is a ‘normal’ part of brain ageing.
Swedish researchers recommend a reduction in the use of sleeping pills and “selective” restraint to reduce falls in nursing homes.
Primary healthcare professionals do not pay enough attention to the mental health of elderly patients, according to recent American research.
Depression is projected to be the second biggest burden on global health in a decade’s time and this will have significant impacts on elder care.
ACSA has issued a call for papers for this year’s National Conference which has the theme, “Aged Care in the Fast Lane”.
Australian research warns that health care workers’ lanyards and badges can harbour infectious bacteria.
A US study reveals that American seniors value independence more than anything else.
US research indicates that nursing homes provide little in the way of cancer care for residents.
While older New Zealanders value family relationships, a new report shows they do not want to be seen as a burden.
The three national Dementia CRCs are offering assistance with applications for NHMRC/ARC grants.
Australian research suggests elderly people have better mental health than their middle-aged counterparts.
The RHEF has produced a television series to support people with incontinence and their carers that will be available on DVD in February next year.
A UN report plays down warnings of intergenerational conflict in an ageing world.