The Cognitive Decline Partnership Centre has launched a new evidence-based guide to help healthcare professionals provide advice and support on dementia.
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Dementia remains the second leading cause of death in Australia and is likely to take the number one spot in coming years, the Australian Bureau of Statistics’ new report on causes of death shows.
Older Australians who hold religious beliefs are around 30 per cent more likely to take on a role as carer, often for a spouse or partner, a study has found.
A new ageing research institute has been established at UNSW as one of four cross-disciplinary centres focused on finding solutions to major social and scientific challenges.
Almost half of dementia instances can be attributed to seven lifestyle factors that include physical inactivity, midlife obesity and low educational attainment, but most people are unaware of the risks, according to a research report released today.
Also in this wrap: Lyndoch makes executive appointment to lead investment in people.
A new research centre on cognitive health has been launched in Canberra.