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13 June 2021

Provisions of the Public Health Amendment (Registered Nurses in Nursing Homes) Bill 2020 - NSW Legislative Council 10 June 2021.

 

[COTA Australia] Policy Alert No 18 Federal Budget 2021 - COTA Australia 10 June 2021.

 

Aged care group awarded contract to vaccinate remaining 6000 residents - The Age 12 June 2021.

 

Stolen Generations survivors face poorer health and wellbeing outcomes than other Indigenous Australians - Australian Institute of Health and Welfare 2 June 2021.

 

Be alert to the signs of elder abuse - NSW Trustee & Guardian 3 June 2021.

 

With a little help from friends, women over 50 stare down vaccine fears - The Age 12 June 2021.

 

 

 

11 June 2021

Aged care needs a better approach to human rights - Australian Ageing Agenda 10 June 2021.

 

Govt says home care needs ‘overestimated’ - Community Care Review 9 June 2021.

 

Australian universities need to be more age-friendly — what does that look like in practice? - The Conversation 11 June 2021.

 

What is osteoporosis and why does it matter? Can you reverse it? - Your Life Choices 10 June 2021.

 

Connection Vital for Older Adults During the Pandemic - University of Arizona 7 June 2021.

 

Tasmanians locked out of decisions of loved ones under outdated guardianship orders - ABC News 10 June 2021.

 

Voluntary assisted dying advocates Liz and Brett Habermann welcome bill passing SA's Lower House - ABC News 10 June 2021.

 

Heart failure: what you need to know - NPS Medicinewise, June 2021.

 

Know your heart: Living with heart failure - NPS Medicinewise, June 2021.

 

Increasing your Age Pension entitlements by renovating the family home - Your Life Choices 23 May 2021.

 

Caring for someone living with pain and taking opioids - Carers Australia, June 2021.

 

Engage with carers of patients requiring opioids - AJP 24 June 2021.

 

Molecularly targeted radiation therapy extends survival for patients with advanced prostate cancer - Tulane University 3 June 2021.

 

Rockingham Centenarians Celebrate Love, Life and Happiness - Aged Care Online 3 June 2021.

 

 

 

10 June 2021

Age Pension age is changing from 1 July 2021 - Services Australia 8 June 2021.

 

Around one million pensioners to get July payment increase - Your Life Choices 9 June 2021.

 

If you claimed Age Pension online you can track your claim online - Services Australia 7 June 2021.

 

South Australia set to legalise voluntary assisted dying as bill passes lower house - SBS News 10 June 2021.

 

Interfaces between aged care and health systems in Australia—where do older Australians die? - Australian Institute of Health and Welfare 9 June 2021.

 

Unreasonable use of force top reported incident - Australian Ageing Agenda 9 June 2021.

 

Oral health of older people continues to be ignored - CPSA 9 June 2021.

 

Celebrating National Reconciliation Week through workshops - Anglicare Southern Queensland 4 June 2021.

 

Get online proof of your COVID-19 vaccinations - Services Australia 7 June 2021.

 

[Services Australia] News for Older Australians - Services Australia, June 2021.

 

New Metadata Database on Ageing empowers population ageing researchers - ARC Centre of Excellence in Population Ageing Research 31 May 2021.

 

 

 

9 June 2021

Aged care: put your data where the care is - Insight+ 7 June 2021.

 

NSW tourist Maggie Dobbin found in Litchfield National Park after going missing for two days - ABC News 8 June 2021.

 

Share your real-time location with others – or others with you [on Android] - Google Maps, June 2019.

 

Set up and use [Apple] Find My Friends - Apple, July 2019.

 

 

 

8 June 2021

Four-in-five Australians support mandatory COVID-19 vaccinations for aged care workers - SBS News 7 June 2021.

 

Paul Bongiorno: Medicare is latest victim of government health bungles - The New Daily 8 June 2021.

 

Medicare changes could leave patients thousands out of pocket - The New Daily 7 June 2021.

 

Strengthening Aged Care Training in the Territory - Northern Territory Government 7 June 2021.

 

We all have to walk across roads — why aren’t pedestrians a focus of road safety? - The Conversation 8 June 2021.

 

‘Historic moment’: US regulators approve landmark Alzheimer’s drug - The Age 8 June 2021.

 

Mindfulness for Your Health - National Instituteof Health, June 2021.

 

 

 

7 June 2021

Victoria records four new cases of COVID-19, including two linked to aged care facility - ABC News 6 June 2021.

 

AMA warns of looming ‘chaos’ from federal government’s changes to Medicare rebate schedules - The New Daily 6 June 2021.

 

Colleen lost $175,000 to an investment scam. Here’s how she was tricked - The Sydney Morning Herald 7 June 2021.

 

National cabinet takes a step towards compulsory jabs for aged care workers - The Conversation 4 June 2021.

 

 

 

6 June 2021

Aged care workers do not have to reveal if they've had COVID vaccination, says Department of Health - ABC News 6 June 2021.

 

‘Grandparents need the backyard’: Boomers deepen housing crisis by staying in empty nests - The Sydney Morning Herald 6 June 2021.

 

Tiny homes, house sharing, help with small builds — women's ideas to help alleviate housing crisis - ABC News 5 June 2021.

 

COTA NSW Newsletter - COTA NSW 1 June 2021.

 

 

5 June 2021

National Cabinet falls short of making COVID vaccines mandatory for aged care workers - ABC News 4 June 2021.

 

Providers will soon have to report staff COVID vaccinations - Australian Ageing Agenda 4 June 2021.

 

No care, no responsibility: Morrison government’s stark pandemic failures in aged homes - The Sydney Morning Herald 5 June 2021.

 

Aging with vitality - University of California 3 June 2021.

 

 

 

4 June 2021

World-first research to improve outcomes for older adults [pain assessment technology] - Edith Cowan University 20 May 2021.

 

Benefits of consumer directed home care short-lived, study finds - Community Care review 2 June 2021.

 

Award winning falls prevention program gets results - Community Care Review 1 June 2021.

 

 

 

3 June 2021

Concern over ‘very small’ number of payouts to stop aged care staff working across homes - The Sydney Morning Herald 3 June 2021.

 

Second Vic aged-care resident contracts virus, as lockdown is extended - The New Daily 2 June 2021.

 

Bill aims to strengthen restraints regulation, repeal ACFA - Australian Ageing Agenda 2 June 2021.

 

New Kalamunda [WA] aged care development site goes to market - Government of Western Australia 2 June 2021.

 

Govt takes the slow boat to veiled aged care financial transparency - CPSA 26 May 2021.

 

Inflexible aged care hinders support for Forgotten Australians - Australian Ageing Agenda 2 June 2021.

 

Annual payments for carers start July 5 - Services Australia 1 June 2021.

 

CPSA “Voice” articles - CPSA 2 June 2021.

 

Government extends temporary reduction in super drawdown rates - Your Life Choices 2 June 2021.

 

Older Australians [Services Australia Website] - Services Australia, June 2021.

 

 

 

2 June 2021

‘Incompetence’: Shockingly low numbers of vaccinations in aged care, disability care - The New Daily 2 June 2021.

 

COVID live updates: Victorian nurses' union calls for Federal Aged Care Minister Richard Colbeck to resign over lack of vaccines for workers - ABC News 1 June 2021.

 

Victoria announces fast-tracking of COVID vaccinations for aged care and disability workers - ABC News 1 June 2021.

 

Victoria to fast-track vaccinations for aged care and disability workers amid concerns over 'fleeting' transmission - SBS News 1 June 2021.

 

Aged care COVID vaccination blame game hits a new low — and residents are collateral damage - ABC News 2 June 2021.

 

Discovery gives hope of detecting and preventing prostate cancer spread - QIMR Berghofer Medical Research Institute 1 June 2021.

 

Stockland celebrates $2 million milestone for CARE Grants program - Stockland 20 May 2021.

 

KeepAble website [supporting home and community care providers] - KeepAble,June 2021.

 

Romosozumab for osteoporosis - Australian Prescriber 20 April 2021.

 

Nearly 14% of older adults with dementia are prescribed a combination of medicines affecting the central nervous system - National Institute on Aging 27 May 2021.

 

 

 

1 June 2021

What we must do as aged care faces COVID threat - The Age 31 May 2021.

 

No jab, no work on COVID front line for aged care staff - The Age 31 May 2021.

 

Coronavirus Victoria: Aged-care staff, residents’ families fear history repeating - The New Daily 1 June 2021.

 

Government asks health experts for advice on mandatory vaccination for aged care workers - The Conversation 31 May 2021.

 

Federal government cops heat for aged care - SBS News 1 June May 2021.

 

Delaying second Pfizer vaccines to 12 weeks significantly increases antibody responses in older people, finds study - University of Birmingham 14 May 2021.

 

Aging matters [study -why individuals age differently] - The Harvard Gazette 26 May 2021.

 

 

31 May 2021

Mandatory COVID-19 vaccination of aged care workers back under review after referral by Health Minister Greg Hunt - ABC News 31 May 2021.

 

Victoria records five new locally acquired COVID-19 cases as Arcare Maidstone aged care worker tests positive - ABC News 30 May 2021.

 

Second aged-care worker, resident among five more Vic virus infections - The New Daily 31 May 2021.

 

China introduces three-child policy to alleviate problem of ageing population - ABC News 31 May 2021.

 

 

 

30 May 2021

German government agrees on reform for care homes - Reuters 30 May 2021.

 

Ageing and Long-term Care - OECD 7 April 2021.

 

Why you should keep exercising through winter - Your Life Choices 30 May 2021.

 

Amazon indigenous group’s lifestyle may hold a key to slowing down aging - University of Southern California 26 May 2021.

 

 

 

29 May 2021

MPs debate committee to oversee aged care reforms - Australian Ageing Agenda 27 May 2021.

 

All Commonwealth residential aged care facilities to be vaccinated by the end of Friday, Greg Hunt says - SBS News 28 May 2021.

 

Domestic tourism boom adds fuel to housing-unaffordability fire - CPSA 26 May 2021.

 

Carers National News - Carers Australia 28 May 2021.

 

COVID-19 ruined Maie's 100th birthday party. Now it's cancelled her 101st too - ABC News 29 May 2021.

 

Older adults are heading to college in pursuit of new opportunities - PBS 22 May 2021.

 

 

 

28 May 2021

Sixteen [Victorian] aged care homes remain unvaccinated, months after Canberra promised all would be done - The Age 27 May 2021.

 

Health advice changed to allow Victorian aged care residents to get COVID vaccines after flu jabs - ABC News 27 May 2021.

 

Aged Care Quality Bulletin #29 – May 2021 - Aged Care Quality and Safety Commission 27 May 2021.

 

Pricing table a carrot and stick for providers - Community Care Review 25 May 2021.

 

Survey Reveals Australians Want to Age at Home - Aged Care Online 12 May 2021.

 

In the Search to Stall Aging, Biotech Startups Are Out for Blood - Smithsonian Magazine 13 May 2021.

 

Can Home And Flooring Modifications Make It Safer To Age In Place? - Flooring clarity 16 April 2021.

 

Harold Still Independent at 100 Years Young - Aged Care Online 14 May 2021.

 

 

 

27 May 2021

Boost to daily living subsidy won’t eliminate financial pressure - Australian Ageing Agenda 25 May 2021.

 

Govt takes the slow boat to veiled aged care financial transparency - CPSA 26 May 2021.

 

ANMF applies for 25 per cent increase to wages - Australian Ageing Agenda 25 May 2021.

 

Telcos slammed for signing up customers to unwanted phone deals - The Age 27 May 2021.

 

New Diagnostic Tool Predicts The Risk of Alzheimer's With Astonishing Accuracy of 90% - Science Alert 26 May 2021.

 

Be a Healthy Caregiver - Alzheimers Association, May 2021.

 

Update your will! - CPSA 26 May 2021.

 

 

 

26 May 2021

Palliative care providers ask for more funding as South Australian voluntary euthanasia bill is debated - ABC News 25 May 2021.

 

Navigating a Virtual World Helped Older Adults’ Memory - Scientific American, June 2021.

 

Calls for legal action over death of woman in Timaru [NZ] rest home - RNZ 25 May 2021.

 

Australian researchers discover a simple blood test could diagnose dementia years earlier - ABC News 25 May 2021.

 

From body snatchers to dodgy marketers: the dirty history of funeral schemes - The Conversation 25 May 2021.

 

 

 

25 May 2021

Daughter's anger after father dies on wait list for at-home aged care help - SBS News/Insight 25 May 2021.

 

Unique Continence Course At Hollywood Underway - Hollywood Private Hospital 17 May 2021.

 

Tales of assault and bullying in disabled care home - SBS News 24 May 2021.

 

Japan races to vaccinate elderly for COVID-19 ahead of Olympic Games - ABC News 24 May 2021.

 

Exercise games can improve outcomes for people with dementia - KU Leuven 9 Apri 2021.

 

Fewer deaths among Australians with dementia during first 10 months of COVID-19 pandemic - Australian Institute of Health and Welfare 22 April 2021.

 

National summary of home care prices – May 202 - Australian Government, Department of Health, May 2021.

 

Queensland Seniors Month [website] - COTA Queensland, May 2021.

 

 

 

24 May 2021

Labor backs pay rise for aged-care workers amid warnings of potential rorts - The New Daily 23 May 2021.

 

Single mothers, older women left behind – ACOSS Post Budget Gender Analysis - ACOSS 24 May 2021.

 

Ask the Expert: Tapping into home equity to fund your retirement - The New Daily 23 May 2021.

 

Vitamin D deficiency may impair muscle function - Garvan Institute 21 May 2021.

 

Budget changes make Pension Loans Scheme more attractive to senior homeowners - CEPAR 12 May 2021.

 

Federal Budget 2021 – Superannuation gets a facelift - National Seniors Australia 21 May 2021.

 

Advance care directive prevalence among older Australians - CEPAR 6 May 2021.

 

Dementia risk factors similar for men and women, but not high blood pressure - The George Institute for Global health 19 May 2021.

 

Sydney’s biggest reader: Dorothy has borrowed 14,000 library books in 69 years - The Sydney Morning Herald 23 May 2021.

 

South-east Queensland lawyer charged after allegedly defrauding elderly client of more than $60,000 - ABC News 24 May 2021.

 

 

 

23 May 2021

Ryman Healthcare [NZ] profits, dividends up - RNZ 21 May 2021.

 

Profound loss of pleasure related to early-onset dementia - University of Sydney 13 April 2021.

 

Scientists discover gene signature responsible for plaque-eating microglia in Alzheimer’s Disease - Asia Research News 21 May 2021.

 

 

 

22 May 2021

Aged care provider uptake of My Health Record remains low - Australian Ageing Agenda 21 May 2021.

 

Demand for [NZ] aged care drives up Oceania Healthcare profits - RNZ 21 May 2021.

 

Delaying a COVID Vaccine’s Second Dose Boosts Immune Response in the Elderly - Scientific American 17 May 2021.

 

'Devastated' grandmother given suspended sentence over Sturt Highway crash that killed toddler - ABC News 21 May 2021.

 

 

 

21 May 2021

Study highlights strengths of rural providers - Community Care Review 18 May 2021.

 

Key workforce issues remain despite aged care budget - Community Care Review 19 May 2021.

 

Qld voluntary assisted dying Bill deals with institutions' objections - QUT 19 May 2021.

 

Caravan exodus to northern Australia triggers road warning with some travellers 'not prepared' - ABC News 20 May 2021.

 

Age Discrimination [web page] - Australian Human Rights Commission, May 2021.

 

Carer who kept woman in rat-infested Tarampa house 'not fit for human habitation' avoids jail - ABC News 20 May 2021.

 

Choosing the care you’ll receive at the end of your life doesn’t always go to plan. Here are some tips to make sure it does - The Conversation 21 May 2021.

 

Minimum nurse-to-patient ratios policy saves lives and lowers costs - QUT 12 May 2021.

 

Reablement resource hub launched for community care sector - Community Care Review 14 May 2021.

 

 

 

20 May 2021

Opposition highlights workforce omissions in Budget - Australian Ageing Agenda 18 May 2021.

 

Supporting our Seniors and Businesses: Expanding the NT Seniors Recognition Scheme - Northern Territory Government19 May 2021.

 

Why mature-aged entrepreneurs are more successful than their younger counterparts - ABC News 19 May 2021.

 

Aged care workers want career opportunities to stay - Australian Ageing Agenda 17 May 2021.

 

Combined Pensioners & Superannuants Association - CPSA May 2021.

 

4 ways to fix private health insurance so it can sustain a growing, ageing population - The Conversation 19 May 2021.

 

The Dementia Guide: For people living with dementia, their families and carers - Dementia Australia, May 2021.

 

Our [Centerlink] internal review process has changed - Services Australia 17 May 2021.

 

We’re [Services Australia] messaging people about their employment income and earnings - Services Australia 17 May 2021.

 

Beware of a new myGov identity scam - Services Australia 13 May 2021.

 

Voluntary assisted dying could soon be legal in Queensland. Here’s how its bill differs from other states - The Conversation 19 May 2021.

 

Politics with Michelle Grattan: Richard Colbeck on aged care and the Olympics [audio 24 min] - The Conversation 19 May 2021.

 

 

 

19 May 2021

Linda Reynolds defends NDIS assessment reforms despite widespread 'anxiety and concern' within disability sector - SBS News 18 May 2021.

 

Voluntary Assisted Dying laws to be introduced to Queensland Parliament - Queensland Government 18 May 2021.

 

Navigating a Virtual World Helped Older Adults’ Memory - Scientific American, June 2021.

 

Retirees cheer as big bank dividends snap back - The Age 18 May 2021.

 

Nod to volunteers as meal providers receive a funding boost - Minister for Senior Australians and Aged Care Services 18 May 2021.

 

Aged care reforms to benefit senior Tasmanians - Minister for Senior Australians and Aged Care Services 18 May 2021.

 

COTA Connects - COTA Victoria 18 May 2021.

 

 

 

18 May 2021

Delaying a COVID Vaccine’s Second Dose Boosts Immune Response in the Elderly - Scientific American 17 May 2021.

 

Indian variant not affecting vaccinated older people - UK health minister - Reuters 18 May 2021.

 

HIIT and resistance training builds muscle and improves fitness in middle-aged men - Australian Catholic University 26 April May 2021.

 

China could be the first country to get old before it gets rich and the implications are profound - The Sydney Morning Herald 18 May 2021.

 

Former outback grazier Dexter Kruger becomes Australia's oldest man, marking 111 years and 124 days - ABC News 17 May 2021.

 

State of the sector : 2021aged care workforce insights - HESTA 17 May 2021.

 

Police charge man over 78-year-old woman's death in Melbourne's south-east - ABC News 17 May 2021.

 

Profound loss of pleasure related to early-onset dementia - University of Sydney 13 April 2021.

 

 

 

17 May 2021

I’m over 50 and can now get my COVID vaccine. Can I talk to the GP first? Do I need a painkiller? What else do I need to know? - The Conversation 17 May 2021.

 

A big headline figure for aged care reform, now let’s see the results - The Age 16 May 2021.

 

Sleep six hours or less? Why your risk of dementia may be higher - The Sydney Morning Herald 16 May 2021.

 

Rockingham aged care nurse wins[WA] 2020 Nurse of the Year - Government of Western Australia 16 May 2021.

 

Tears of pain-free joy for double amputee riding an e-bike made just for her - ABC News 16 May 2021.

 

 

 

16 May 2021

Aged care reform should include more data on migrant workers, inquiry hears - SBS News 14 May 2021.

 

Federal budget 2021 is a missed opportunity for aged care reform - ABC News 15 May 2021.

 

Allie and Val's friendship spans decades-wide age gap in program tackling loneliness - ABC News 15 May 2021.

 

Sleep six hours or less? Why your risk of dementia may be higher - The Age 16 May 2021.

 

Telstra accused of overselling to seniors - CHOICE 12 May 2021.

 

Carers National News - Carers Australia 13 May 2021.

 

 14 May 2021

Key workforce issues remain despite aged care budget - Australian Ageing Agenda 14 May 2021.

 

Wendy hopes the budget's commitment to aged care will help her partner, but says she's 'doubtful' - SBS News 13 May 2021.

 

Allied health a “real loser” in budget - Australian Ageing Agenda 13 May 2021.

 

‘Too many ignored’: Budget reforms fall well short of aged-care advice - The Age 14 May 2021.

 

Carer Michelle Leanne Stitt who kept 77yo woman in 'squalid' conditions pleads guilty - ABC News 14 May 2021.

 

Presbyterian Church of Queensland put into receivership - ABC News 13 May 2021.

 

Federal Budget: What's in it for aged care - Aged Care Guide 13 May 2021.

 

 

 

13 May 2021

Telstra accused of overselling to seniors - CHOICE 12 May 2021.

 

Budget 2021: How much would it really cost to get rid of the home care waiting list? - CPSA 12 May 2021.

 

Govt says no to aged care levy - Community Care Review 13 May 2021.

 

Budget leaves [older] Australians hungry for change - Dietitians Australia 12 May 2021.

 

Soaring housing costs are pushing retirees into areas where disaster risks are high - The Conversation 13 May 2021.

 

Aged-care cash splash fails to address structural issues - The Age 12 May 2021.

 

‘Some of the worst-paid people in the economy’: Workers miss out in aged care reform - The age 12 May 2021.

 

Budget package doesn’t guarantee aged-care residents will get better care - Conversation 12 May 2021.

 

What will a person's life in aged or home care look like under the government's sweeping changes? - ABC News 12 May 2021.

 

UF scientists find new evidence linking gut bacteria and neurodegenerative conditions - University of Florida 6 May 2021.

 

Eat Smart: Mediterranean Diet Could Ward Off Dementia - Health Day 6 May 2021.

 

Queensland Seniors Month website - COTA Queensland, May 2021.

 

Class action settlement update - Services Australia 7 May 2021.

 

Meals on Wheels launches loneliness campaign - Community Care Review 11 May 2021.

 

 

 

12 May 2021

Billions promised to fix aged care, but real reform takes more than money - The Age 11 May 2021.

 

Budget live updates: Unions criticise federal budget for short-sighted investment in aged care - ABC News 12 May 2021.

 

Federal budget 2021: Aged-care funding falls short of industry hopes - The New Daily 12 May 2021.

 

Budget splashes cash, with $17.7 billion for aged care and a pitch to women - The Conversation 11 May 2021.

 

Older Australians to benefit from Budget’s employment and super reforms; consultation needed on support payments, retirement income - COTA Australia 11 May 2021.

 

Government unveils extra home care packages in $18 billion aged care royal commission response - ABC News 11 May 2021.

 

Downsizing and staying at home: What's in the budget for pensioners and self-funded retirees? - ABC News 12 May 2021.

 

Government’s $229m investment will transform dementia care for Australians - Dementia Australia 11 May 2021.

 

CPSA responds to Budget 2021: new aged care funding disappoints plus a few green shoots - CPSA 12 May 2021.

 

China releases once-in-a-decade census data showing falling population growth - ABC News 11 May 2021.

 

 

 

10 May 2021

Liberals face real test on aged care this budget - The Sydney Morning Herald 9 May 2021.

 

Older Aussies with high blood pressure need to 'check their meds' - Your Life Choices 10 May 2021.

 

Leveraging longevity and tackling intergenerational inequality in Japan - East Asia Forum 6 May 2021.

 

Real-World Results Confirm Vaccine Effectiveness in Older Adults - University of Pittsburgh 5 May 2021.

 

 

 

9 May 2021

Stakeholders debate aged care workforce needs - Australian Ageing Agenda 6 May 2021.

 

The 2021 federal budget is expected to transform Australia's aged care sector. Here's why - ABC News 8 May 2021.

 

Healthcare tech is 'stuck in another generation', but a new system is improving time for aged care residents - ABC News 8 May 2021.

 

Food and cooks in aged care must be prioritised, says Beer - Australian Ageing Agenda 7 May 2021.

 

Elderly falls assessment hits close to home for CQU researcher - Central Queensland University 8 April 2021.

 

Funeral insurer ACBF (Youpla) forced to refund Kimberley woman over 'misleading' conduct - ABC News 8 May 2021.

 

Volunteers helping to keep alive the memories of Canberra's palliative care patients - ABC News 8 May 2021.

 

Raising the bar on country dementia care - Flinders University 26 April 2021.

 

Glaucoma linked to increased risk of dementia - Flinders University 3 April 2021.

 

 

 

7 May 2021

In this more enlightened time, how can ageism still exist? - The age 7 May 2021.

 

Aged care before tax cuts: Experts say budget needs revenue, not tax relief - The Sydney Morning Herald 7 May 2021.

 

What Can Home Care Package Funds Be Used For? - Aged Care Online 23 April 2021.

 

'Depressing, a continual fight': Three aged care workers on what it's really like in the industry - ABC News 7 May 2021.

 

World-first AI Avatar in dementia education set to improve care - Dementia Australia 5 May 2021.

 

Medication management guides under review - Community Care Review 6 May 2021.

 

Exercise boosts immunity and makes vaccines more effective – new study - National Seniors Australia 6 May 2021.

 

Carers National News - Carers Australia 6 May 2021.

 

It's been two years since Victoria introduced assisted dying laws, so how well are they working? - ABC News 7 May 2021.

 

 

 

6 May 2021

Govt launches COVID vaccine plan for aged care staff - Australian Ageing Agenda 30 April2021.

 

Can Home And Flooring Modifications Make It Safer To Age In Place? - Flooring Clarity 16 April 2021.

 

Global Centre for Modern Ageing website - Global Centre for Modern Ageing, May 2021.

 

Jack and Barbara's 70-year love story a celebration of family, hard work, and ballroom dancing - ABC News 5 May 2021.

 

World’s oldest person pulls out of torch relay for Tokyo Olympics - Al Jazeera 15 May 2021.

 

 

 

5 May 2021

Using super for aged care would leave 350,000 without comfortable retirement: Industry Super - The Sydney Morning Herald 5 May 2021.

 

Grave matters taken too lightly by NSW funeral regulators - CPSA 5 May 2021.

 

Australians avoid planning for death - CPSA 5 May 2021.

 

China: Elderly tourists taken on sales trip to cemetery - BBC News 5 May 2021.

 

 

 

4 May 2021

[COTA] Submission to the Senate Select Committee on Job Security - COTA 3 May 2021.

 

Aged care worker sacked for refusing flu jab - The Age 3 May 2021.

 

Virtual Reality could help improve balance in older people - University of Bath 28 April 2021.

 

Leading experts in frailty launch the Silver Book II in collaboration with the British Geriatrics Society - British Geriatrics Society 22 February 2021.

 

National Power of Attorney reform now - CPSA 21 April 2021.

 

Is it Possible to Slow Down Age-Related Memory Loss? - Freie Universitat Berlin 13 April 2021.

 

Unclog the brain's 'sink': New hope on Alzheimer's disease treatment - Your Life Choices 3 May 2021.

 

 

 

3 May 2021

It’s an ‘aged-care budget’... but will it deliver or kick the can down the road? - The Age 1 May 2021.

 

Falling off the ‘magical cliff’: Call for review of NDIS age ‘discrimination’ - The Age 3 May 2021.

 

Exercise games can improve outcomes for people with dementia - KU Leuven 9 April 2021.

 

Leaking calcium in neurons an early sign of Alzheimer’s pathology - Yale 8April 2021.

 

Stem cell therapy promotes recovery from stroke and dementia in mice - UCLA 21April 2021.

 

Protein Linked to Sex Differences in Age-Related Neuron Loss - University of Pittsburgh 28 April 2021.

 

Doors Open For 50+ At Vaccination Centres Across Victoria - Government of Victoria 2 May 2021.

 

All Australians over 50 are eligible for the AstraZeneca shot today. Here's what you should do if that's you - ABC News 3 May 2021.

 

Retirement Hell: Why many Nigerian pensioners are denied access to their pensions - BBC News 3 May 2021.

 

 

 

2 May 2021

New standards for safer, secure housing - Queensland Government 30 April 2021.

 

The key traits that turn you into a ‘super ager’ - The Age 30 April 2021.

 

My elderly parents are not the strong, stubbornly proud people I recall - The Sydney Morning Herald 1 May 2021.

 

Deaths in custody of nephew, best friend motivate Kym Henry on quest to become lawyer - ABC News 1 May 2021.

 

Older Queenslanders welcome COVID-19 Check In Qld app becoming mandatory - ABC News 1 May 2021.

 

It’s an ‘aged-care budget’... but will it deliver or kick the can down the road? - The Sydney Morning Herald 1 May 2021.

 

Brain’s waste removal system may offer path to better outcomes in Alzheimer’s therapy - National Institute on Aging 28 April 2021.

 

Ageism common in the tech industry - University of Gothenburg 16 March 2021.

 

 

 

30 April 2021

Queensland Seniors Month website - Queensland Seniors Month 29 April 2021.

 

Older people not as lonely as thought - Community Care Review 27 April 2021.

 

ADHA outlines digital health in aged care plans - Australian Ageing Agenda 30 April 2021.

 

Royal Commission: Palliative care is core business for aged care - Palliative CareAustralia, April 2021.

 

Causes and Risk Factors for Alzheimer's Disease - Alzheimers Association, April 2021.

 

Calling All Senior Citizen Writers - Page Turner Awards, April 2021.

 

Motorbike licensing changes, retraining proposed as riding deaths more than double this year - ABC News 29 April 2021.

 

Adelaide man dead after horror three-vehicle crash on South Eastern Freeway - ABC News 30 April 2021.

 

Aged care guide on faith supports care delivery - Austrlaian Ageing Agenda 30 April 2021.

 

'Don't be kept in the dark about how to keep the lights on' [video 47 minutes] - CPSA 30 April 2021.

 

Barbara Eckersley found guilty of killing elderly mother using 'green dream' drugs - ABC News 29 April 2021.

 

‘We always come last’: Deaf people are vulnerable to disaster risk but excluded from preparedness - The Conversation 29 April 2021.

 

Protein Linked to Sex Differences in Age-Related Neuron Loss - University of Pittsburgh 28 April 2021.

 

 

 

29 April 2021

Launch of Pilot Program Skill Restart - aimbig 28 April 2021.

 

National Power of Attorney reform now! - CPSA 21 April 2021.

 

Veterans outraged over ‘bastardisation’ of suicide royal commission by department - The New Daily 28 April 2021.

 

Grattan Institute costs aged care reform at $10b a year - Australian Ageing Agenda 28 April 2021.

 

 

 

28 April 2021

Aged Care Quality Bulletin #28 – April 2021 - Aged Care Quality and Safety Commission 27 April 2021.

 

Two million Australians call on the Prime Minister to fund quality dementia care - Dementia Australia 27 April 2021.

 

Seniors invited to apply for [Northern Territory] Minister’s Advisory Council - Northern Territory Government 27 April 2021.

 

Digital device use up among older Australians - CPSA 28 April 2021.

 

Finally, a super idea for extra retirement income - The Sydney Morning Herald 27 April 2021.

 

British grocery sales get shot in the arm from vaccinated over-65s - Reuters 27 April 2021.

 

Granny flat arrangements to offer greater protections for older people - CPSA 28 April 2021.

 

 

 

27 April 2021

Damage to a Protective Shield around the Brain May Lead to Alzheimer’s and Other Diseases - Scientific American, May 2021.

 

A question worth asking: what matters most at end of life? - InSight+ 26 April 2021.

 

 

 

26 April 2021

WWII veteran attends his 60th Anzac Day march in mark of 'respect and appreciation' - SBS News 25 April 2021.

 

Anzac Day: Sadie Gow set to march for WWII hero husband - ABC News 25 April 2021.

 

When financially bailing out your family backfires - Money 23 April 2021.

 

Ask the Expert: How Centrelink uses ‘deeming rates’ to estimate your income - The New Daily 25 April 2021.

 

‘Big problem’: Frail, elderly patients forced to wait as GPs demand more vaccine - The Age 26 April 2021.

 

 

 

24 April 2021

AMA calls for funding to better support residents - Australian Ageing Agenda 23 April 2021.

 

Missing Pacific Pines woman - Queensland Police 24 April 2021.

 

Share your real-time location with others – or others with you [on Android] - Google Maps, June 2019.

 

Set up and use [Apple] Find My Friends - Apple, July 2019.

 

Trial connects older Australians and pre-schoolers to improve mental health - UNSW 20 April 2021.

 

Web-delivered exercise and tailored text messages improve knee arthritis therapy: study - University of Melbourne 13 April 2021.

 

 

 

23 April 2021

Study Highlights Role of Physical, Mental Health in Cognitive Impairment - North Carolina State University 20 April 2021.

 

Stem cell therapy promotes recovery from stroke and dementia in mice - UCLA 21 April 2021.

 

A sense of humor, giving space, trying to listen: Advice from 73 years of marriage - The Harvard Gazette 20 April 2021.

 

Carers National News - Carers Australia 22 April 2021.

 

Stanford engineers find ankle exoskeletons can greatly increase walking speed - Stanford University 22 April 2021.

 

 

 

22 April 2021

Aged Care Voluntary Industry Code of Practice - Aged Care Workforce Industry Council, April 2021.

 

Senate looks into aged care job security - Australian Ageing Agenda 20 April 2021.

 

Royal Commission into Defence and Veteran Suicide – Themes for consultation - Department of Veterans' Affairs 19 April 2021.

 

Unprepared to meet somebody else’s maker: advance care planning - CPSA 21 April 2021.

 

Social connection brings Seniors back to the classroom - Wesley Mission 20 April 2021.

 

Aged care providers call for urgent plan to vaccinate workers - The Sydney Morning Herald 22 April 2021.

 

Latest news for veterans - Department of Veterans' Affairs, April 2021.

 

COTA Connects Victoria - COTA Victoria 20 April 2021.

 

New: 10 Questions about aged care – information series - CPSA 2020.

 

Expenses also rising more than revenue for listed providers - Australian Ageing Agenda 16 April 2021.

 

Barbara Eckersley denies discussing euthanasia of elderly mother using 'green dream' drugs - ABC News 21 April 2021.

 

You may need to pay tax if you got coronavirus payments - Services Australia 20 April 2021.

 

Older Australians self service options - Services Australia 15 April 2021.

 

Services Australia videos can guide you through self service - Services Australia 16 April 2021.

 

Research Shows Links Between Gum Disease and Alzheimer's - Health Day 14 April 2021.

 

 

 

21 April 2021

Victoria opens three mass COVID-19 vaccination hubs for over 70s - SBS News 21 April 2021.

 

People With Dementia Are Twice as Likely to Get Covid, Huge Study Finds - The New York Times 9 February 2021.

 

Nerve cell biomarker helps predict mortality risk in older-age adults - National Institute on Ageing 1 April 2021.

 

Suspended sentence for Murray Bridge man who tortured elderly man he met on Grindr - ABC News 20 April 2021.

 

Grandfather with pneumonia spends nine hours waiting in chair at Launceston hospital - ABC News 20 April 2021.

 

Barbara Eckersley testifies she 'didn't intend' to kill her mother by feeding her animal euthanasia drugs - ABC News 20 April 2021.

 

Aging Could Be the Next Booming Business - Barron's 15 December 2020.

 

 

 

20 April 2021

Aged care – time to put our money where our heart is - The Age 20 April 2021.

 

‘Quarter of enough’: Morrison warned not to squander aged care opportunity - The New Daily 18 April 2021.

 

Accused grandma killer Alaine Dawn Sturniolo tampered with medication of May 'Dawn' Gladstone Baldwin, court hears - ABC News 19 April 2021.

 

National Cabinet endorses PM's push to offer AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine to more over-50s - ABC News 19 April 2021.

 

My 91-year-old best friend – what we can learn from older people - The Age 19 April 2021.

 

Yes, older people are having sex – we need to talk about it - Pursuit, University of Melbourne 11 April 2021.

 

Loss of pleasure and happiness linked to dementia - Your Life Choices 19 April 2021.

 

Managing bereavement when a family member dies in an aged care home: the impact of COVID‐19 - MJA 19 April 2021.

 

 

 

19 April 2021

Vaccines for over-50s to be brought forward as national cabinet reconfigures rollout - The Age 18 April 2021.

 

Drug use among older [NZ] adults a 'hidden epidemic' - RNZ 18 April 2021.

 

Older adults most likely to make the effort to help others - University of Birmingham 16 April 2021.

 

Gene therapy technique shows potential for repairing damage caused by glaucoma and dementia - University of Cambridge 31 March 2021.

 

Chronic wounds such as diabetic foot ulcers and bed sores in elderly lead to longer hospital stays, adds strain on resources - Asia Research News 15 April 2021.

 

Researchers prove exercise brings better blood flow to brains suffering mild memory loss - The New Daily 17 April 2021.

 

‘Very big package’: $10 billion aged care boost at heart of federal budget - The Age 18 April 2021.

 

 

 

16 April 2021

Greek Orthodox Church took tens of millions in rent from aged care home at centre of deadliest COVID outbreak - ABC News 16 April 2021.

 

Support for people affected by Tropical Cyclone Seroja - Services Australia 14 April 2021.

 

Urban-centric home care program falls short in rural areas - Community Care Review 14 April 2021.

 

Expenses also rising more than revenue for listed providers - Australian ageing Agenda 16 April 2021.

 

A roadmap for quality dementia care - Dementia Australia 16 April 2021.

 

Older Australians self service options [Services Australia] - Services Australia 15 April 2021.

 

NDIS funding fears on hold after government pauses controversial plans - The New Daily 15 April 2021.

 

Benetas acquires Melbourne facility - Australian Ageing Agenda 15 April 2021.

 

 

 

15 April 2021

Banks take one step forward and two steps back - CPSA 14 April 2021.

 

Connecting WA’s growing disability and aged care sector with job-ready workers - Government of Western Australia 14 April 2021.

 

Australia's slow vaccine rollout in aged care prompted one provider to go it alone - ABC News 15 April 2021.

 

Centrelink continues cosying up to rent-to-buy loan-sharks - CPSA 14 April 2021.

 

CCTV in aged care trial begins in SA - Aged Care Guide 9 April 2021.

 

Consultation with aged care staff about residents’ hearing health - Australian Health Care Associates 14 April 2021.

 

Respect acquires sanctioned Lithgow home - Australian Ageing Agenda 13 April 2021.

 

 

 

14 April 2021

Regional aged care homes are closing at an alarming rate, leaving elderly Australians facing uncertain futures - ABC News 13 April 2021.

 

Yes, older people are having sex – we need to talk about it - Pursuit, University of Melbourne 11 April 2021.

 

Improving healthcare for Australians in aged care could save $21 billion: AMA - The Sydney Morning Herald 13 April 2021.

 

Aged care, disability workers scramble to source COVID-19 jabs - The Age 13 April 2021.

 

Joan Bush celebrates her 109th birthday with champagne and cake - ABC News 14 April 2021.

 

An 80-year-old man has died in Queensland after contracting COVID-19 while overseas - SBS News 13 April 2021.

 

Web-based exercise program improves knee arthritis therapy - Pursuit, University of Melbourne April 2021.

 

 

 

13 April 2021

Aged care sector calls for uncapped home care packages, more staff funding - The Sydney Morning Herald 12 April 2021.

 

LGBTQ elderly face abuse, but the royal commission let them down - The Age 13 April 2021.

 

Loss of pleasure and happiness linked to frontotemporal dementia, brain study shows - ABC News 13 April 2021.

 

Heart attack public health messaging needs resuscitation - InSight+ 12 April 2021.

 

 

 

12 April 2021

Pedestrian dies after being hit by car in Sydney’s inner west - The Sydney Morning Herald 12 April 2021.

 

Ask the Expert: The superannuation moves we can make at retirement - The New Daily 11 April 2021.

 

Researchers developing new technologies that automatically reassure you older relatives are well - Lancaster University 19 March 2021.

 

 

 

11 April 2021

The hidden park of last resort - ABC News 11 April 2021.

 

Why controversial and 'widely rejected' changes to the NDIS has Australia's disability community worried - ABC News 11 April 2021.

 

 

 

10 April 2021

Staff missing out on COVID jab - Australian Ageing Agenda 9 April 2021.

 

Ageing is a privilege – but we’re encouraged to feel it’s a problem - The Age 9 April 2021.

 

Pedestrian dies in hospital after truck crash at Clearview - ABC News 9 April 2021.

 

WA Police investigate death of elderly woman at Regis aged care home in Nedlands - ABC News 9 April 2021.

 

How a Hobart kitchen is helping older migrants combat ageism - ABC News 10 April 2021.

 

Telehealth ban for voluntary assisted dying makes life, and death, difficult for the terminally ill in the country - ABC News 10 April 2021.

 

How to talk about death and dying - Flinders University 12 January 2021.

 

Elderly woman dies after flames engulf North Lakes home in Brisbane's north - ABC News 9 April 2021.

 

Study identifies strategies to engage migrant residents - Australian Ageing Agenda 9 April 2021.

 

China’s dilemma: Growing old before it becomes rich and powerful - The Age 10 April 2021.

 

Smarthomesforseniors [Report] - Intelligent Home Solutions for Independent Living, February 2021.

 

 

 

9 April 2021

Elderly Brisbane woman with dementia told to book COVID-19 vaccine online - ABC News 9 April 2021.

 

Wellbeing in Aged Care the Focus for Medical & Aged Care Group's Northern Gardens - Aged Care Online 8 April 2021.

 

Non-Government Funded Aged Care Options - Aged Care Online 30 April 2021.

 

50+ Report – Connections and Community - COTA NSW 8 April 2021.

 

Pandemic has lessons for government and health and aged care operators - Catholic Health Australia 8 April 2021.

 

 

 

8 April 2021

This nursing home resident was ready for a COVID-19 vaccination, but it never arrived - ABC News 8 April 2021.

 

Aged care vaccine rollout ‘far too slow’ - Australian Ageing Agenda 7 April 2021.

 

Physical restraints, weight loss increasing - Australian Ageing Agenda 7 April 2021.

 

October to be a month-long celebration of Queensland’s seniors - Queensland Government 7 April 2021.

 

China’s population seen growing older in economic danger sign - Al Jazeera 7 April 2021.

 

Popular culture can help remove the stigma of dementia - The Sydney Morning Herald 7 April 2021.

 

Benetas acquires new 90 bed aged care home in Melbourne’s South East - Benetas 7 April 2021.

 

Most elderly Marshallese in Arkansas now vaccinated - RNZ 7 April 2021.

 

 

 

7 April 2021

‘It’s like we don’t exist’: Aged care workers denied second Pfizer shot - The Age 7 April 2021.

 

The right to basic nursing home information - CPSA 7 April 2021.

 

April Falls 2021 - NSW Falls Prevention & Healthy Ageing Network 1 April 2021.

 

ASFA figures show many retirees die with no money in super - The New Daily 6 April 2021.

 

Debunking Myths - Exercise and Older Adults - Global Centre for Modern Ageing 4 February 2021.

 

Exercises to strengthen neck and back muscles - Your Life Choices 7 April 2021.

 

Global Centre for Modern Ageing website - Global Centre for Modern Ageing, April 2021.

 

 

 

6 April 2021

Rental stress for NT pensioners locked out of public housing because of asset limit change - ABC News 6 April 2021.

 

COVID-19 vaccine delivered to Townsville nursing home in 'error', Health Department admits - ABC News 6 April 2021.

 

What can you expect at your age? Ageism in health care project by the Older Women’s Network NSW (OWN NSW) and Health Consumers NSW (HCNSW) - Health Consumers NSW 6 April 2021.

 

Show about the elderly has more guilt than the usual social experiment - The Age 31 March 2021.

 

We asked two experts to watch The Father and Supernova. These new films show the fear and loss that come with dementia - The Conversation 6 April 2021.

 

Inside Ageing website - Inside Ageing, April 2021.

 

 

 

5 April 2021

‘It’s the cornerstone’: Boosting aged care workforce key to fixing the system - The Age 5 April 2021.

 

Paracetamol may be no better than a placebo in many cases - The Sydney Morning Herald 5 April 2021.

 

Could plaster be as good as surgery for treating wrist fracture for older people? - UNSW 18 March 2021.

 

Study into impact of bushfires, COVID-19 on older people seeks participants - University of Wollongong 18 April 2021.

 

Got the walking bug? This hiking guide is for you - The Sydney Morning Herald 4 April 2021.

 

 

 

4 April 2021

Green leafy vegetables essential for muscle strength - Edith Cowan University 25 March 2021.

 

What is a myGov account and how does it work? - Your Life Choices 2 April 2021.

 

Banks unite to help customers experiencing financial abuse - Australian Banking Association 4 April 2021.

 

 

 

2 April 2021

From 1 April 2021, some income support payments increase by $50 per fortnight - Services Australia 1 April 2021.

 

COVID-19 is especially harsh on elderly people, and researchers think they know why - ABC News 2 April 2021.

 

Aged care CCTV trial starts in South Australia after delays and tweaks - ABC News 2 April 2021.

 

Students set to benefit from aged care funding increase - NSW Government 29 March 2021.

 

Fisher Lane Pty Ltd t/as Fisher Lane Mobility — Karma Flexx Wheelchair [recalls] - ACCC 1 April 2021.

 

How gifting can impact your age pension - National Seniors Australia 1 April 2021.

 

Coordination of health care for patients aged 45 and over by Primary Health Networks - Australian Institute of Health and Welfare 1 April 2021.

 

 

 

1 April 2021

ACFA proposes keeping RADs - Australian Ageing Agenda 31 March 2021.

 

Residential Aged Care Quality Indicators–October to December 2020 - Australian Institute of Health and Welfare, March 2021.

 

Policy Alert: Final Report of Royal Commission into Aged Care Quality and Safety: Care, Dignity and Respect - COTA 30 March 2021.

 

Asia Pacific’s Silver Economy by 2025 - Ageing Asia 11 August 2020.

 

Home care wait list drops – but not enough - Community Care Review 30 March 2021.

 

How New Zealand’s healthcare system is failing people with osteoarthritis - The Conversation 31 March 2021.

 

When driving becomes dangerous, difficult conversations are a must - Alzheimer's Association [USA], March 2021.

 

Every aged care resident was meant to be vaccinated by this week but half of them are still waiting - The Age 1 April 2021.

 

Elder abuse. Know the signs [video] - Australian Human Rights Commission, 2020.

 

More retirees trying to avoid going into aged care, exclusive data from Australian Seniors reveals - ABC News 1 April 2021.

 

When should I consider help at home? - Aged Care Guide, March 2021.

 

Decade of healthy ageing baseline report [220 pages] - World Health Organisation 2020.

 

The Father pairs Oscar winners Anthony Hopkins and Olivia Colman in spiralling psychological drama about dementia - ABC News 1 April 2021.

 

 

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