With nearly 17% of the local population smoking, health-related issues were forecast to swamp local services. Something had to be done.
Obstructive sleep apnoea may be contributing to dementia, and screening older patients could reduce this risk.
Researchers have found that up to one-third of country-based mental health sufferers are in denial about having a problem.
With 1700 Australians being diagnosed with dementia weekly, a new initiative has been launched to turbocharge the search for a cure.
Human herpesviruses are more abundant in the brains of Alzheimer's patients, according to a new study.
Fifty-year-olds with higher than normal blood pressure are at increased risk of developing dementia later in life.
There are multiple treatable conditions that mimic the symptoms of Alzheimer's.
Hospital and aged-care food services must ensure they declare any use of the legume lupin, which has similar risk factors to peanuts.
LASA has launched the NEXT GEN initiative to attract more young leaders and professionals into the age services industry.
Assistive technologies can have a huge impact on improving the life of a person with a disability.
To avoid exposing healthcare and aged-care patients with food allergies to risk, a robust risk management strategy should be integrated into your organisation's food safety program.
A new intervention successfully tested nationally by Australian researchers has found a way to reduce overprescription of antipsychotics in nursing homes.
A diet rich in fish and legumes may help to delay natural menopause, but high dietary intake of refined carbs may help to hasten it.
Dietitian and author Ngaire Hobbins shuts down some old wives' tales surrounding the elderly and nutrition.
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