A new health and wellbeing age calculator has revealed that some age groups have an average health age of up to nine years older than their chronological age.
The challenge for procurement in the aged-care sector is to help redesign the operating cost model to ensure high standards of aged care remain affordable indefinitely.
A new study reveals that people with intellectual disability are being hospitalised for conditions that could be prevented or adequately managed in primary care.
An evidence-based app — YourTime — has been developed to help women track their mental wellbeing during pregnancy and early motherhood.
On the heels of National Reconciliation Week, the Johnson & Johnson Family of Companies has launched its Innovate Reconciliation Action Plan 2021–2023.
Physiotherapists in Australia are using an ultrasound technique developed at the University of Queensland to help men train their pelvic floor.
Relief Run will be held from 11–13 June, allowing participants all over the world to run or walk 5 km, 10 km or a half marathon at a location and time that suits them.
According to a survey by The CareSide, a significant majority would prefer to live at home and receive home care as they age.
At any age, every brain is capable of very substantial change, in an improving and strengthening direction.
Dementia and cognitive assessment experts say that a standard set of neuropsychological tests is needed for patients presenting to memory clinics.
A groundbreaking wheelchair concept uses advanced materials such as 3D-printed titanium and carbon fibre to deliver comfort, weight savings and overall performance.
Without improvements for the aged-care workforce, Australia could miss the opportunity to build the workforce needed to meet future demand.
When hospitalised with chronic heart failure, survival could come down to the hospital food.
It is expected that the federal government will announce investment of $10 million over four years to the aged-care sector. Will this be enough?