Flinders University has secured an Australian Research Council (ARC) grant to optimise the home environment to promote healthy ageing.
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.
In a society where more older Australians are feeling lonely and isolated, could interactions with young children have a permanent place in aged care?
A team of Griffith University researchers has estimated that national parks worldwide are worth about $8.7 trillion a year in the improved mental health of their visitors.
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.
A high risk of suicide following hospital discharge for self-harm highlights the need for early follow-up care and risk-reduction strategies.
eSports athletes are at risk of physical, psychological and metabolic disorders, according to a study published in The Journal of the American Osteopathic Association.
Is telehealth a potential silver bullet to help precious medical resources go further?
Women will be asked about their experiences of sexuality, body image, sexual function, femininity and related depression and anxiety.
Junior doctors in regional and rural Australia more likely to be satisfied than metropolitan counterparts, says UNSW research.
A study published in The BMJ shows that physical activity — regardless of intensity — is associated with a lower risk of early death in middle-aged adults and older people.
Australia's guidelines on alcohol consumption are under ongoing review by the National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC), with new draft guidelines expected to be released in November.
We speak with Jenny Messell, the NT's 2019 Nurse of the Year and Service Manager at Indigenous residential aged-care facility Juninga Centre.