Thirty-one Elders and community representatives from 17 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities around Australia have contributed to a report into self-harm and suicide in which they offer ways in which to address the tragedy.
[caption id="attachment_7451" align="alignright" width="442"] Dance for Parkinson's pilot program. Photographer Christian Tiger[/caption]
In a new paper published in the Australian Dental Journal, researchers from the University of Adelaide's School of Dentistry have written about the current and future use of the field of epigenetics as it relates to oral health.
While a number of high profile Australians are getting behind World Mental Health Day today, there is no reason everyone can't join in.
A new term is creeping into the medical dictionary as the population ages – elderspeak. Research has shown elderspeak can lead to a negative attitude towards ageing and this in turn can reduce life spans by more than seven years, writes Peter Waterman.
Rod Young, CEO of Aged Care Association Australia, spoke to Australian Hospital and Healthcare Bulletin about the changing aged care landscape.