Serious questions about the adequacy of home care regulation have been raised at the Aged Care Royal Commission.
A dementia navigator trial will give people coping with a fresh diagnosis of the condition better access to local services and support.
Some home care operations are turning to cloud based mobile communications to better enable their workforce, writes Andrew Tucker.
Uniting AgeWell has partnered with Victoria University to investigate therapeutic interventions for sarcopenia, including the benefits of resistance training.
Older drivers who use support devices to make themselves more comfortable when they’re behind the wheel could be increasing their risk of serious injury.
The federal government has launched a national Walking Football program designed to give older Australians an opportunity for physical activity and social interaction.
A community hub that’s been providing support and education for carers in regional Victoria is in danger of closing because of a lack of funds.
The Aged Care Royal Commissioners have praised the “extraordinary” resilience of a witness who spoke about the challenges of being a carer.
Around 2,000 people under the age of 65 enter residential aged care every year and around 6,000 young people live in aged care in any year, a new report shows.
Home care providers have been put on alert about a telephone scam targeting home care package recipients.
The first participants of a home care pre-employment program targeting Indigenous workers are set to graduate next month.
Living a healthy lifestyle could help counteract a genetic risk of developing dementia, new research indicates.
Financial planners can complete an accredited training program to help them detect and prevent financial abuse of seniors.
Hip fracture patients who have a home visit with an occupational therapist prior to leaving hospital have fewer readmissions and more functional independence after three months than those who don’t.