A new resource launched by researchers from the University of Western Australia's Centre for Health and Ageing is designed to assist people living and working in residential care facilities.
A retrospective study indicates indigenous Australians are outstripping the wider population when it comes to a serious eye disease caused by diabetes.
Improving the quality of residential care remains a central priority for Alzheimer’s Australia National President Graeme Samuel AC.
The cholesterol-lowering drug fenofibrate cuts cardiovascular disease risks by 30 per cent in women with type-2 diabetes, according to a new study published by the University of Sydney.
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Aged Care bodies have reacted to the 2014 Budget Announcements, citing both positive and negative outcomes.
A new grant to encourage novel approaches to therapy for Alzheimer's disease has been established by the University of Sydney's Sir Zelman Cowen Universities Fund (SZCUF).
The Australian Nursing and Midwifery Federation (ANMF), has expressed its outrage that the Federal Government has axed wage improvements for low-paid aged care nurses.
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In this issue we speak with Council of the Ageing (COTA) Chief Executive, Ian Yates, about the anticipated overhaul of Australia's aged care sector.