Designing bathroom environments that suit older people can help reduce barriers to functioning and allow more people to age in place for longer periods.
Minister for Aged Care and Senior Australians Richard Colbeck has expressed his concern and anger over the sudden closure of the Earle Haven Retirement Village.
18 Victorian hospitals will be participating in a project evaluating the state-wide program, Strengthening Hospitals Response to Family Violence.
There is a huge potential for smartphone apps to support the services of private practice dietitians, especially young people.
People with high iron levels are less likely to have high cholesterol, according to a new study. But this is a double-edged sword.
Here's what you need to know about this year's Institute of Hospitality in Healthcare National Conference.
Paramedics are the 'forgotten profession' within health care, and are not receiving enough help to overcome psychological injuries caused by their work.
Regular exercise is healthy — but obsessive-compulsive exercise is frequently driven by an underlying eating disorder.
A diet low in fruit and vegetable consumption may account for millions of deaths from heart disease and strokes annually.
Virtual reality can transport aged-care residents to another country, all from the comfort of their armchair. It's fun, blended with therapeutic benefits.
A $29 set of exercise peddles is more effective at knee replacement rehabilitation than traditional rehab programs, and could save Australia $25m a year.
You are your own most important patient — take care of yourself first so you can better help others. We identify the signs to watch out for.
Women who start their period later, go through menopause earlier or have a hysterectomy may have a greater risk of developing dementia.
New Australian research has found that 2 in 3 patients do not tell their doctor what complementary medicines they are taking, creating interactions risks.
For many elderly, the thought of entering a nursing home is akin to going to jail. But is it possible to reinvent the aged-care sector? The answer is yes.