Consumer lobby group National Seniors has launched an online resource to help connect older people to evidence-based information on healthy ageing.
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Healthy Ageing and Aged Care, a new book edited by Charles Sturt University academics Dr Maree Bernoth and Dr Denise Winkler, captures the personal experiences of ageing as told by older people as a powerful learning tool for health students.
The wellness and restorative approach underpinning the new Commonwealth Home Support Program is transforming the traditional role of community care providers and will demand new skills in areas such as health promotion, says an industry leader.
Consumer-directed home care programs, which begin from August 1, must avoid the risk of becoming little more than a budget-sharing exercise with a tick-the-box approach to choice and control, writes Greg Adey.
Aged care providers can now apply to receive funding for telehealth pilots, as World Health Day promotes global healthy ageing and social inclusiveness.
Brisbane’s elderly Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander community will have the chance to learn more about aged care at an expo this month.
Healthy eating is the focus of Veterans’ Health Week this year and there are over 130 activities to help celebrate.
A NSW provider is funding a research project that will promote healthy lifestyles among older Australians.
An international conference in Port Macquarie this November will look at creative approaches to healthy ageing.
Yale researchers link physical decline in the elderly to a lack of Vitamin E.