A new online interactive tool maps the current and future prevalence of frailty around Australia for the first time.
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Around one in six community-dwelling older Australians may be living with clinical frailty, a global analysis suggests.
Older people who stop taking preventive medicine experience increased frailty compared to those who keep taking the medication.
The University of the Sunshine Coast is trialling a new mobile phone app to detect and reduce the risk of people over 60 becoming frail.
New research conducted by a provider on community-dwelling seniors shows frailty is not an inevitable result of ageing and can be prevented or treated, as screening and online resource launched.
Victorian not-for-profit aged care provider Benetas and Monash University have developed a new resource to support older people to identify and address the symptoms of frailty.
Dementia training for GPs and practice nurses, consumer directed care capacity building and collaborative approaches to wellness and reablement are among the 64 projects to share $34 million in the latest ACSIHAG round.
In this wrap: funding for frailty project; Mercy Health expands aged care services; calling on aged care’s best and brightest; walk to reduce falls after meals; aged care food professionals wanted for a survey; and a time to celebrate.
The International Longevity Centre Global Alliance, a multinational consortium sharing research, policy and knowledge related to population ageing, has announced overnight that a bid for an Australian centre has been successful.