Mobility scooter injuries examined in ACCC report
New research into injury data found a total of 442 hospitalisations related to motorised mobility scooter fall injuries during the two years from July 2006 and June 2008.
Seniors must plan a fire escape
Fire and Rescue NSW (FRNSW) Commissioner Greg Mullins has encouraged older residents to take the time during Seniors Week to prepare their homes to prevent fires and draw up a fire escape plan.
Seniors morning movies in TAS and VIC
Village Cinemas Australia offering Tasmanian and Victorian seniors and friends $7 tickets to a schedule of hit films.
Robots to help improve the care of dementia patients
An aged care and technology forum in Sydney in April will hear how interactive robots are being used to improve the care and quality of life.
Inadequate funding for medical imaging
Medicare funding for diagnostic imaging services faced by many patients could be life-threatening.
Australians missing out on mental health care
Mental health evaluation shows too many Australians missing out on care.
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