Financial planners can complete an accredited training program to help them detect and prevent financial abuse of seniors.
A Tasmanian council has received a local government award for making its community more dementia-friendly.
Older men who access a wide range of community care services are more likely to have better memory than those who access fewer services, research indicates.
Only three out of every 100 older Australians have a statutory advance care directive, a review of existing research shows.
Physiotherapists can play an important role in incontinence management and education.
A new Australian invention designed to help people with neuromuscular diseases is set to undergo clinical tests.
The entire state of Tasmania will be the focus of a study into whether dementia can be prevented by modifying risk factors.
The peak international body of dementia associations has listed Australia among a relatively small group of nations to have developed a national dementia framework.
Researchers are developing ‘artificial brains’ that can test early versions of dementia drugs and hope to begin clinical trials begin within five years.
Local councils in Sydney and Brisbane have launched plans to make their neighbourhoods more accessible for the elderly and people with disability.
The Pension Loan Scheme was designed as a tool to fund home care contributions, but when the time comes, the amount of allowable borrowings may well be exhausted, writes Paul Dwyer.
Home care provider Feros Care is using voice-command technology to help clients manage their lives.
Pharmacists now have the opportunity to get dementia specific training thanks to a new online course developed by Dementia Training Australia.
WA provider Bethanie says an individualised training program rolled out at its wellness centres will help motivate customers to achieve meaningful goals.