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List of Aged Care Assessment Teams

16 June 2016

Find your local aged care assessment team.

Aged Care Reviews Life Expectancy Calculator

06 October 2015

Use our new Life Expectancy Calculator to quickly measure your life expectancy now!

Moderate Drinking in Seniors Linked to Heart Damage

18 June 2015

A study originally published by Dr. Scott Solomon of Harvard Medical School has found an association between heart damage in elderly and alcohol intake.

Future Communities Will Require a Smarter Approach to Age-Friendliness

08 June 2015

A study by the Gerontological Society of America has found that the performance of communities world-wide will need to focus on providing a higher quality of life for their older citizens.

How Will Aged Care Be Affected by the 2015 Federal Budget?

23 June 2015

Following the 2015 Federal Budget, most industry sectors are focusing on the high and lows of the budget's outcomes.

NSW Plans To Remove Registered Nurses From Aged Care Facilities

29 June 2015

Following changes in the national budget, NSW nursing and aged care homes could face going forward with no registered nurses on-site.

Seniors Ask for Understanding and Compassion

18 May 2015

A study takes into account the perceptions and experiences of seniors with a range of different backgrounds.

Sessions for Brain Health Awareness

14 May 2015

A new initiative from Alzheimer's Australia focuses on workplace education for early detection of dementia.

Aging at Home Might be a Bad Idea

04 May 2015

A study proposes the theory that it's not recommended for older people to attempt to remain in their home and live independently as long as possible.

Can Illness Isolate the Elderly?

30 April 2015

Research highlights the importance of social interaction for those suffering chronic illness.

Culture Changes Improve Nursing Home Care

27 April 2015

A recent study finds a move to more patient centred and residential feel improves clinical outcomes

Social Media Benefits the Elderly in Many Ways

10 April 2015

Research finds seniors are increasingly embracing social media platforms, especially Facebook, over the past year.

Exercise, Tai Chi and Music: Research Suggests Ways to Promote Emotional Wellbeing in Older Adults

07 April 2015

It is estimated that one in ten adults experience depression and a similar number experience anxiety. According to beyondblue CEO, Georgie Harman, “Mental health conditions are even more common among older people in the community”.

People Ignoring Signs of Cancer, Putting Lives in Danger

02 April 2015

A recent study finds participants dismissed cancer 'alarm' symptoms as being more related to age, arthritis or infection.

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