Insteading has created a bumper trove of gardening resources, including those designed specifically for seniors.
A study conducted by the Centre for Medicine Use and Safety has identified barriers to effective medication management in people with dementia.
The PD Warrior program has arrived in Sydney's north-west, with the potential to improve the symptoms of patients living with Parkinson's disease.
CarerHelp has launched an educational campaign to help Australians who provide end-of-life care for a terminally ill parent, partner or friend.
Palliative Care Australia has released a report calling for an overhaul of the palliative care system in Australia and an additional annual investment of $365 million.
The tool developed by University of Queensland researchers assesses five key domains: physical health, mood, memory, living situation and ability to do fun activities.
Global experts in general practice, geriatric medicine, nursing, pharmacy and more are participating in Australia's inaugural Driving Change Mild Cognitive Impairment masterclasses next month.
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Requests for the installation and use of surveillance devices in residential aged care facilities are becoming more common, due in no small part to the evidence heard at the Royal Commission.
Caring for someone with Lewy body dementia is a demanding and difficult task, with caregivers taking on responsibilities such as provision of emotional support, logistics arrangement and key decision-making.
The Positive Ageing Tool — also known as PAT — is an online resource for older Australians to assess their physical resilience and take steps to stay independent for longer.
With the over 65s predicted to represent one-quarter of the Australian population by 2051, aged-care organisations need to build more facilities to ensure adequate and appropriate residential care.
Results from the Aged Care National Antimicrobial Prescribing Survey suggest there is room for improvement when it comes to antimicrobial prescribing in aged-care settings.
Greater levels of pharmacist intervention are required when administering drugs to an "overly-medicated" elderly population, the Royal Commission into Aged Care Quality and Safety interim report revealed last week.
New treatments were investigated after a woman at high risk for early-onset Alzheimer's disease remained dementia-free for years beyond what was anticipated.