Older Persons Advocacy Network chief executive officer Craig Gear has been awarded the Medal of the Order of Australia for his service to aged welfare and seniors’ rights.
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More than 10 per cent of aged care residents have gout, Macquarie University researchers have found.
An innovative range of evidence-based bathroom solutions has been launched to meet the changing needs of ageing Australians.
Nature, relationships between staff and residents and leisure activities and social events are the three things that make living in aged care enjoyable, Queensland University of Technology research finds.
A simple computer word-training program could help people with semantic dementia to regain lost word memory, a new study has found.
Benetas and the University of Melbourne will team up to further explore the link between technology and social connectedness, thanks to a $195,000 grant.
In under four years time, the sector will know exactly what to do to combat social isolation, thanks to researchers at the University of Adelaide, 900 older people and a host of project partners.