Trained community care workers can safely incorporate a falls prevention exercise program into their existing services for older clients, new research by Curtin University has found.
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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.
Equipping nurses and other frontline aged care workers to better manage their emotions leads to improved wellbeing, reduced stress levels and better quality of care for residents, new research shows.
A new Australian study is one of the first in the world to compare different treatments for depression in older adults with one or more chronic health conditions.
How many books a person reads and how open they are to new experiences may tell us more than just about their personality and lifestyle. New research suggests these factors can help reverse mild cognitive problems in older age.
A new report from Alzheimer’s Australia and Ipsos shows there remains poor community understanding about dementia and Alzheimer’s disease despite increasing exposure to the illnesses.
Research: Social media networks like Twitter could be the answer to disseminating targeted public health messages, yet Government health promoters remain under represented in the ‘Twittersphere’.
Victorians who care for an elderly relative are required to volunteer for a research study on depression, run by the National Ageing Research Institute.
People who are carers of elderly people are needed for a study of the impact of caregiving on carer health and wellbeing.
Stroke survivors living in the Sydney metropolitan area whose handwriting has been affected, are wanted for a University of Sydney study that aims to help them regain handwriting skills.
A University of Sydney study has put out the call for older people who live in the community who have recently lost weight, or have a BMI less than 22.
The University of Western Australia is calling on residents of aged care facilities to take part in a study, investigating the effects of reducing or withdrawing unnecessary medications.
Volunteers wanted to sleep in the name of science! University of Western Australia researchers need 200 people aged over 50, half with Parkinson’s disease and half without.
With the flu season rapidly approaching, Sydney University’s Faculty of Health Sciences is recruiting people over 65 years of age to participate in a world-first study on improving the effectiveness of influenza vaccines.