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28 September 2020

Emergency leave for aged care residents extended to 30 June 2021 - Australian Government Department of Health 28 September 2020.

 

Sick or injured Aussies avoiding emergency departments during COVID-19 - The New Daily 28 September 2020.

 

Dementia data gaps and opportunities - Australian Institute of Health and Welfare 28 September 2020.

 

Dementia diagnoses system ‘outdated’ - Inside Ageing 21 September 2020.

 

Vale Susan Ryan, pioneer Labor feminist who showed big, difficult policy changes can, and should, be made - The Conversation 27 September 2020.

 

27 September 2020

Indian octogenarian anti-citizenship campaigner named in TIMES’s 100 most influential list - ABS News 26 September 2020.

 

Helping a loved one deal with hearing loss - Your Life Choices 26 September 2020.

 

26 September 2020

National Seniors COVID-19 support line gets a boost - National Seniors Australia 22 September 2020.

 

178,000 reports of unauthorised chemical restraint on NDIS participants - Community Care Review 24 September 2020.

 

CEOs back proposal to ditch home care package system - Community Care Review 23 September 2020.

 

Slow, poor response increased aged care outbreaks, experts say - Australian Ageing Agenda 23 September 2020.

 

K Care Healthcare Solutions Pty Ltd t/as R & R Healthcare Equipment Pty Ltd — Kingston Mobile Chair - Product Safety Australia 23 September 2020.

 

25 September 2020

'Where's my husband?': Doctor reveals trauma of aged care residents amid COVID outbreak - The Age 24 September 2020.

 

24 September 2020

COVID and flu in nursing homes: when bad news is good news - Combined Pensioners & Superannuants Association 23 September 2020.

 

Woman with disabilities has $92k Centrelink debt after misreporting for 12 years - ABC News 23 September 2020.

 

Number of Melbourne families providing palliative care at home soars under coronavirus lockdown - ABC News 24 September 2020.

 

Slow, poor response increased aged care outbreaks, experts say - Australian Ageing Agenda 23 September 2020.

 

Don’t go for brokers in your Home Care Package - Combined Pensioners & Superannuants Association 23 September 2020.

 

Unions launch campaign to “fix” aged care - Australian Ageing Agenda 23 September 2020.

 

23 September 2020

Gold ring and fresh picture might be clues to identity of mystery woman abandoned at hospital - ABC News 22 September 2020.

 

Researchers examine the role of muscle strength in ageing cognitive health - Deakin University 18 August 2020.

 

Aged care royal commission to consider recommending independent pricing authority - The Sydney Morning Herald 23 September 2020.

 

Extra Upgrades For Victoria’s Public Aged Care Facilities - Government of Victoria 22 September 2020.

 

Here’s what you should know about this ‘silent thief of sight’ [Glaucoma] - Your Life Choices 22 September 2020.

 

[NZ] Shareholders Association to vote against Metlifecare takeover - RNZ 18 September 2020.

 

22 September 2020

Half of all nursing homes were barely afloat. And that was before COVID-19 - The Age 21 September 2020.

 

Melbourne aged care home defends 'special high tea' despite coronavirus concerns - ABC News 21 September 2020.

 

Tool uses fat in bone and muscle to diagnose disease, predict falls and fractures - University of Melbourne 17 September 2020.

 

21 September 2020

Aged care funding must be tied to higher standards and transparency - The Age 20 September 2020.

 

Missing hiker, 73, found after three nights in bushland on Fraser Island - ABC News 20 September 2020.

 

What to eat or avoid to improve your memory - Your Life Choices 19 September 2020.

 

20 September 2020

Budget wait for JobSeeker boost, but supplement likely for new year - The Sydney Morning Herald 19 September 2020.

 

Since when did old people's lives become worth less? - The Age 18 September 2020.

 

Information for the Aged Care Sector - Issue 2020/20 - Australian Government 17 September 2020.

 

19 September 2020

'No clear evidence' of drop in quality of aged care: Murphy - The Age 18 September 2020.

 

RC hears aged care redesign proposal - Australian Ageing Agenda 17 September 2020.

 

Loneliness doubled among older adults in first months of COVID-19, poll shows - University of Michigan 14 September 2020.

 

AAG calls for government to act as aged care steward - Australian Ageing Agenda 17 September 2020.

 

Fraser Island search underway for 73yo woman missing after hike - ABC News 18 September 2020.

 

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

 

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

 

Inquiries looking at St Basil’s, Epping Gardens outbreaks - Australian Ageing Agenda 17 September 2020.

 

18 September 2020

Plan to keep NDIS recipients safe from COVID-19 wasn't activated until August - The Sydney Morning Herald 17 September 2020.

 

Tenison Residential Aged Care Swansea rejects claims of neglect after resident dies from infected feet - ABC News 17 September 2020.

 

HECS-Style Aged Care Loans Proposed By Former Prime Minister Paul Keating - Aged Care Online 15 September 2020.

 

National Seniors and Paul Keating at the Royal Commission - National Seniors Australia 15 September 2020.

 

Shortfall of aged care services in rural areas - Community Care Review 14 September 2020.

 

Dental care – putting the bite on government to do more - National Seniors Australia 16 September 2020.

 

Chile's seniors celebrate their virus isolation - SBS News 17 September 2020.

 

Awards to celebrate innovation in aged care - Community Care Review 17 September 2020.

 

Internet Safety Guide For Seniors - VPN Smash 20 August 2020.

 

Resource helps older people exercise at home - Community Care Review 15 September 2020.

 

The assets test exemption is ending soon for some payments - Australian government, Services Australia 14 August 2020.

 

17 September 2020

RC debates aged care pricing body - Australian Ageing Agenda 16 September 2020.

 

Disability care watchdog has issued just one fine despite 8000 complaints - The Age 17 September 2020.

 

Aged care needs financial transparency says independent Commission report - Aged Care Guide 15 September 2020.

 

Income and assets tests for aged care need to be simplified, former federal treasurer Peter Costello tells royal commission - ABC News 16 September 2020.

 

Baby Boomers won't cop it: Ken Henry's aged care warning - Brisbane Times 16 September 2020.

 

Response Centre marks 7 weeks in operation - Australian Government Department of Health 16 September 2020.

 

Report shows decline in aged care deaths - Australian Ageing Agenda 15 September 2020.

 

Australians on the aged pension struggling to meet rent - Aged Care Guide 10 September 2020.

 

Mortality patterns among people using disability support services: 1 July 2013 to June 2018 - Australian Institute of Health and Welfare 16 September 2020.

 

Exercise as therapy: its surprising potential to treat people with multiple chronic conditions - The Conversation 14 September 2020.

 

Are smart meters a dumb idea? - Combined Pensioners & Superannuants Association 16 September 2020.

 

16 September 2020

COVID-19 outbreaks in Australian residential aged care facilities - Australian Government Department of Health, September 2020.

 

Eight infected in Melbourne aged-care home outbreak after man was not isolated - The New Daily 16 September 2020.

 

Coronavirus Australia live news: Expert predicts a quarter of Victorian aged care cases will lead to death - ABC News 16 September 2020.

 

Aged care residents giving up due to COVID-19 and isolation, nurses fear - ABC News 16 September 2020.

 

Dr Nick Dyrenfurth: Australia’s aged-care system is broken, but workers can help fix it - The New Daily 16 September 2020.

 

Authorities revoke registration for troubled Hambleton House - The Age 15 September 2020.

 

COTA Connects [Victoria] - COTA Victoria 15 September 2020.

 

Circadian Rhythms Help Guide Waste from Brain - University of Rochester 2 September 2020.

 

Avoid eye strain by enlarging the text on your devices - Your Life Choices 15 September 2020.

 

Elderly American just one mile away from finishing his walk ‘around the world’ - The New Daily 16 September 2020.

 

Longevity and the Pandemic: A Look Back, A Look Ahead” [webinar] - Stanford Center on Longevity 16 September 2020.

 

15 September 2020

Paul Keating tells royal commission HECS-style loans should fund home aged care - ABC News 14 September 2020.

 

Royal Commission transcript - Royal Commission into Aged Care quality and Safety 14 September 2020.

 

Aged care: an industry in crisis with plenty of blame to go around - Inside Ageing 10 September 2020.

 

Alcohol and your brain: study finds even moderate drinking is damaging - The Conversation 11 September 2020.

 

Compassion call: shift in thinking to ensure quality of aged care - The Age 12 September 2020.

 

Jane Fonda on almost spending her 82nd birthday behind bars and saving the world from climate change - ABC News 15 September 2020.

 

Dementia researchers discover world-first gene therapy that could potentially reverse memory loss from Alzheimer’s in humans - MacQuarie University 30 July 2020.

 

14 September 2020

'Unacceptable' delay in addressing aged care assaults of 100 per week - The Age 13 September 2020.

 

Why do women appear to bear the brunt of ageism at work? - BBC News 13 September 2020.

 

13 September 2020

Wittness list, Funding, financing and prudential regulation hearing 14 – 22 September - Royal Commission into Aged Care Quality and Safety 11 September 2020.

 

Victorian aged care response to enter 'new phase' as chief departs - The Age 11 September 2020.

 

Older Canberrans need help with Zoom and Skype to reduce isolation during COVID-19 - University of Canberra 3 September 2020.

 

'Don’t know why I sent more': Sally lost her entire savings to a love scam - The Sydney Morning Herald 12 September 2020.

 

First link made between hotel quarantine outbreak and aged care - The Age 12 September 2020.

 

St Basil's chairman stands down as data shows 580 coronavirus aged care deaths, mainly in Victoria - ABC News 12 September 2020.

 

COTA NSW Newsletter - COTA NSW, August 2020.

 

There will be no pension increase in September for the first time in 23 years. But there is a simple fix - ANU College of Asia & the Pacific 21 August 2020.

 

12 September 2020

Cancer screening, heart attack and stroke presentations down in Victoria during coronavirus pandemic - ABC News 11 September 2020.

 

New centre to meet demand for aged and disability care in Karratha - Western Australia Government 11 September 2020.

 

Quality the focus regardless of aged care ownership: opinion - Australian Ageing Agenda 10 September 2020.

 

Monitoring sleep positions for a healthy rest - Massachusetts Institute of Technology 11 September 2020.

 

First Australian definitions for wellness and reablement released - Australian Ageing Agenda 11 September 2020.

 

To fix aged care, fix home care - National Seniors Australia 9 September 2020.

 

Victorian aged care response to enter 'new phase' as chief departs - Sydney Morning Herald 11 September 2020.

 

Six children charged after alleged serious assault of Townsville father and son with baseball bat - ABC News 11 September 2020.

 

Stay safe when towing a caravan - RACQ 6 August 2020.

 

Supposedly loss-making aged care sector to spend zillions on PR - Combined Pensioners & Superannuants Association 8 September 2020.

 

11 September 2020

Jemalong Residential Village aged care home accused of neglecting residents - ABC News 10 September 2020.

 

ANU study finds diet, exercise and brain training reduces risk of Alzheimer's — if people are given a little bit of 'extra assistance' - ABC News 11 September 2020.

 

How we sleep today may forecast when Alzheimer’s disease begins - University of California Berkeley 3 September 2020.

 

Home care profitability slides - Community Care Review 9 September 2020.

 

Fears stroke victims are failing to heed warning signs - Your Life Choices 8 September 2020.

 

First Australian definitions for wellness and reablement released - Community Care Review 8 September 2020.

 

McQuoin Park Retirement Living Village Welcomes New Residents - Catholic Health Care 8 September 2020.

 

10 September 2020

Ged Kearney says aged care operators do not have to account for how they spend their taxpayer funding. Is she correct? - ABC News 10 September 2020.

 

Anger in Prahran at minister's approval of 'big, bulky' aged care home - The Age 9 September 2020.

 

Half of resi aged care providers financially viable: RC report - Australian Ageing Agenda 9 September 2020.

 

Aged care staff from largest coronavirus outbreak in Victoria say PPE should have been provided earlier - ABC News 10 September 2020.

 

High-quality care for older Aussies easily affordable: Report - Your Life Choices 9 September 2020.

 

Development of guide to improve psychotropics use underway - Australian Ageing Agenda 9 September 2020.

 

Five creative ways to start transferring money to your kids and grandkids - Money 9 September 2020.

 

New potential therapies for osteoporosis - National University of Singapore 12 August 2020.

 

9 September 2020

Profits in nursing homes in 'weak relationship' to quality of care: report - The Age 9 September 2020.

 

Federal aged care watchdog approved homes with worst COVID-19 outbreaks - The Age 8 September 2020.

 

Thousands die waiting for funds in already approved homecare packages - ABC News 9 September 2020.

 

Financial sector encouraged to invest in Better Banking for people with dementia - Dementia Austrlaia 9 September 2020.

 

COTA NSW 2020 Consumer Survey - COTA New South Wales 8 September 2020.

 

Longevity app calculates your life expectancy – but will it make us healthier? - The Conversation 8 September 2020.

 

'Distressed' elderly woman abandoned at Sunshine Coast hospital - ABC News 8 September 2020.

 

The government needs to step up to tackle Australia's looming Alzheimer's crisis - The Sydney Morning Herald 9 September 2020.

 

Protein May Reverse Age-Related Memory Loss - National Institute of Health, September 2020.

 

Depression worsens over time for older caregivers of newly diagnosed dementia patients - University of Michigan 2 September 2020.

 

8 September 2020

Police raid Integrity Care after employees refuse to cooperate with Ann Marie Smith investigation - ABC News 8 September 2020.

 

Foreign aged care workers struggling against coronavirus travel restrictions to return to Australia - ABC News 8 September 2020.

 

Victoria records 41 new coronavirus cases and nine COVID-19 deaths - ABC News 7 September 2020.

 

Leadership and culture change to be a focus in final of Dementia Australia Symposium Series - Dementia Australia 7 September 2020.

 

Appeal to locate missing bushwalker - Ku Ring Gai - New South Wales Police force 7 September 2020.

 

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

 

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

 

6 September 2020

Why grandparents should talk to children about the natural world of their youth - The Conversation 1 September 2020.

 

Octogenarian university student Tony Lang proves learning is a lifelong pursuit - ABC News 5 September 2020.

 

Operational update – Victorian Aged Care Response Centre (2 September 2020 at 6pm) - Australian Government Department of Health 3 September 2020.

 

How to … ease hip pain and increase flexibility - Your Life Choices 5 September 2020.

 

5 September 2020

Five-star approach boosts residents’ dining experiences - Australian Ageing Agenda 4 September 2020.

 

Aged care clusters likely driving top active coronavirus postcodes - The Age 4 September 2020.

 

As the day unfolded: Scott Morrison reveals national cabinet to no longer operate on consensus basis as Victoria records 81 new COVID-19 cases; Australian death toll jumps to 737 - The Age4 September 2020.

 

'We get braver as we get older. And what the hell do we have to lose, right?' - The Sydney Morning Herald 4 September 2020.

 

Victoria’s true virus toll revealed as case numbers start to tumble - The New Daily 4 September 2020.

 

Interfaces between the aged care and health systems in Australia—GP use by people living in permanent residential aged care 2012–13 to 2016–17—Infocus - Australian Institute of Health and Welfare 4 September 2020.

 

Interfaces between the aged care and health systems in Australia—movements between aged care and hospital 2016–17—Infocus - Australian Institute of Health and Welfare 4 September 2020.

 

Webstercare updates e-signing system - Australian Ageing Agenda 3 September 2020.

 

4 September 2020

Senate censures Aged Care Minister Richard Colbeck over handling of coronavirus crisis - SBS News 3 September 2020.

 

Ageing is not the problem. How we deal with it is [healthy ageing]. - The Age 3 September 2020.

 

Daughter of woman who caught coronavirus in aged care urges government to ‘stop promising and start doing’ - SBS News 3 September 2020.

 

Aged care worker one of two new Qld COVID-19 cases linked to cluster - Brisbane Times 3 September 2020.

 

Information for the Aged Care Sector Issue 2020/19 - Australian Government 3 September 2020.

 

Sign the petition [for home care] - COTA Australia 4 September 2020.

 

Online aged care platform denies dodging regulation - Community Care Review 2 September 2020.

 

Aged Care Residents Hit the Right Note Virtually All of the Time - Aged Care Online 28 August 2020.

 

Will the Budget rebuild the retirement system? - National Seniors Australia 1 September 2020.

 

3 September 2020

Aged care royal commission hears number of quality checks on aged homecare providers has declined - ABC News 2 September 2020.

 

Smaller, not for profit and government nursing homes the best - Combined Pensioners & Superannuants Association 1 September 2020.

 

Evading disaster: how one aged care home stopped COVID-19 in its tracks - The Age 2 September 2020.

 

Ageing is not the problem. How we deal with it is - The Sydney Morning Herald 3 September 2020.

 

2 September 2020

Australia’s top health experts weren’t consulted about stopping aged-care inspections - The New Daily 2 September 2020.

 

Never too late to tackle disease that often goes undetected - Your Life Choices 1 Septembert 2020.

 

Remembering the service of our Malaya and Borneo veterans - Minister for Veterans' Affairs 30 August 2020.

 

The coronavirus is most deadly if you are older and male — new data reveal the risks - Nature 28 August 2020.

 

VAD Laws Giving More Victorians Choice Over Their Death - Government of Victoria 1 September 2020.

 

84-year-old East Cannington bashing victim Emiliano Lombardi dies in Perth hospital - ABC News 1 September 2020.

 

1 September 2020

Victoria records 41 more coronavirus deaths as Daniel Andrews vows to outline Melbourne lockdown exit strategy - SBS News 31 August 2020.

 

Aged care regulator 'too late to act' in enforcing standards - The Age 31 August 2020.

 

Aged care royal commission hears how home care should be an urgent priority - ABC News 31 August 2020.

 

[LASA] Pre-budget submission 2020 - LASA 24 August 2020.

 

The drug crisis stalking older Australians - Your Life Choices 31 August 2020.

 

31 August 2020

Colourful murals are helping 'prompt memories' as well as keeping people with dementia safe - ABC News 30 August 2020.

 

Proposal to raise Medicare levy could help fix aged-care sector - The New Daily 31 August 2020.

 

Billions of dollars needed to make aged care 'adequate' - The Age 31 August 2020.

 

30 August 2020

Sydneysiders urged to avoid visits to aged care homes as state records 14 new coronavirus infections - SBS News 29 August 2020.

 

Who is Richard Colbeck? The low-profile minister in the middle of a COVID crisis - The Sydney Morning Herald 30 August 2020.

 

COVID-19 infected resident wandered out of nursing home - The Age 29 August 2020.

 

'Poking the bear': young and old debate the divide in wealth and wellbeing - The Sydney Morning Herald 28 August 2020.

 

Check your teeth during COVID-19 - Combined Pensioners & Superannuants Association 26 August 2020.

 

Ecuadorian man and woman become world's oldest married couple - ABC News 29 August 2020.

 

29 August 2020

Fears NSW cases will continue to rise as people delay self-isolation - The Sydney Morning Herald 28 August 2020.

 

Strength training is as important as cardio - and you can do it from home during COVID-19 - The Conversation 27 August 2020.

 

Older Victorians in need of urgent help to combat problem drinking in coronavirus lockdown - SBS News 28 August 2020.

 

When Alzheimer's Disease came for my husband, I was left like a widow who cannot mourn - ABC News 29 August 2020.

 

Most aged care facilities operating efficiently - Australian Ageing Agenda 27 August 2020.

 

Things Boomers do that Millennials hate, including the dreaded full stop - Brisbane Times 28 August 2020.

 

Meet Rosco, 84, who rises daily at 3am to fire up his tiny diner in tropical north Queensland - ABC News 28 August 2020.

 

Common heart test cover removed from Medicare - Combined Pensioners & Superannuants Association 26 August 2020.

 

28 August 2020

Older people wanted for expanded UQ COVID-19 vaccine trial - Brisbane Times 27 August 2020.

 

Study reveals few Australian aged-care homes meet accreditation standards - The New Daily 27 August 2020.

 

Operational update – Victorian Aged Care Response Centre (26 August 2020) - Australian Government Department of Health 26 August 2020.

 

Online Training Modules: Inclusive Service Standards [cultural diversity] - Centre for Cultural Diversity in Ageing, August 2020.

 

PresCare to exit residential aged care, with six operating facilities now for sale - Inside Ageing 18 August 2020.

 

Nursing homes COVID-19 infections straight to hospital? - Combined Pensioners & Superannuants Association 26 August 2020.

 

27 August 2020

Another 23 Victorians die from coronavirus as state records 113 new infections - SBS News 27 August 2020.

 

Inquiry supports hospitalisation of COVID-positive residents - Australian Ageing Agenda 25 August 2020.

 

Smaller is best for aged care – but it comes with a $3b price tag - The Sydney Morning Herald 27 August 2020.

 

Labor calls for Aged Care Minister Richard Colbeck to be sacked over coronavirus handling - ABC News 27 August 2020.

 

Couple loses almost $1m in superannuation through investment with financial adviser - ABC News 27 August 2020.

 

Confidence in residential aged care plummets - National Seniors Australia 25 August 2020.

 

Home care reporting lags on international scale - Community Care Review 27 August 2020.

 

[US] Nursing Homes Continue to Report Staff and PPE Shortages - University of Rochester 20 August 2020.

 

Calls for more measures to prevent aged care outbreaks - Australian Ageing Agenda 26 August 2020.

 

Call for audit into wages paid to aged care workers - Australian Ageing Agenda 21 August 2020.

 

26 August 2020

Scott Morrison turns fire on Victoria in aged care blame game - The Age 25 August 2020.

 

Coronavirus is devastating the aged care sector, and it all feels shockingly familiar - ABC News 25 August 2020.

 

Seven Years of Elder Abuse report finds 90 per cent of perpetrators are family members - ABC News 25 August 2020.

 

Balancing act: Falls are often early signal of underlying health problems in older adults - University of Michigan 19 August 2020.

 

Health benefits of swimming – for mind and body - Your Life Choices 25 August 2020.

 

GEN Aged Care Data: Admissions into aged care - Australian Institute of Health and Welfare 25 August 2020.

 

GEN Aged Care Data: People leaving aged care - Australian Institute of Health and Welfare 25 August 2020.

 

25 August 2020

Aged care commissioners rebuke government over missed opportunities - The Age 24 August 2020.

 

View from The Hill: Aged Care royal commissioners say sector needs independent performance reporting - The Conversation 24 August 2020.

 

The assets test exemption is ending soon for some payments - Services Australia 14 August 2020.

 

Westpac’s trips north and south - Combined Pensioners & Superannuants Association 19 August 2020.

 

24 August 2020

Older people may be more at risk from gaming addiction - James Cook University 22 May 2020.

 

Memory in ageing not ‘worse’ but ‘different’: New study - The New Daily 23 August 2020.

 

TB vaccine research could benefit the elderly and diabetics - James Cook University 10 August 2020.

 

Cost-benefit analysis needed for ‘greening’ of aged care facilities - University of the Sunshine Coast 14 July 2020.

 

Financial elder abuse and powers of attorney - Combined Pensioners & Superannuants Association 19 August 2020.

 

23 August 2020

Ladies who pump - ABC News 23 August 2020.

 

Is Australia over‐reliant on residential aged care to support our older population? - Medical Journal of Australia 17 August 2020.

 

The unacceptable reasons why affordable housing is unaffordable - Combined Pensioners & Superannuants Association 19 August 2020.

 

UK dementia patients face challenges during lockdown - Al Jazeera 23 August 2020.

 

22 August 2020

Royal Commission calls out Government on blatant aged care unpreparedness - Combined Pensioners & Superannuants Association 19 August 2020.

 

Aged Care Minister Richard Colbeck unsure of nursing home COVID-19 death toll as extra funding announced - SBS News 21 August 2020.

 

Aged Care Minister Richard Colbeck grilled over sector failings in coronavirus pandemic - ABC News 21 August 2020.

 

Morrison flags more money for aged care, defends minister's fumble - The Age 21 August 2020.

 

Call for audit into wages paid to aged care workers - Austrlaian Ageing Agenda 21 August 2020.

 

Ageing heart cells offer clues to susceptibility of older people to severe COVID-19 - University of Cambridge 18 August 2020.

 

Downsizing contributions into superannuation - Australian Taxation Office 21 August 2020.

 

Australian first elder abuse law passed in ACT - Aged Care Guide 16 August 2020.

 

21 August 2020

The handy guide for older women: Finding a place to call home - The Handy Guide for Older Women, August 2020.

 

Information for the Aged Care Sector - Issue 2020/18 - Australian Government 20 August 2020.

 

The combination of dementia and domestic abuse is all too often overlooked - The Conversation 19 August 2020.

 

Poor ventilation may be adding to nursing homes’ COVID-19 risks - The Conversation 20 August 2020.

 

Watchdog surveys consumers about home care during COVID - Community Care Review 19 August 2020.

 

Phone ‘inspections’ of Victorian aged care homes deemed ‘adequate’ as figures show how many weren’t checked - The New Daily 20 August 2020.

 

Toothless: staff at aged care regulator claim they lack resources and power - The Sydney Morning Herald 21 August 2020.

 

Profit over people: It’s time to put aged care in public hands - The New Daily 20 August 2020.

 

Half of Parents Report Butting Heads with Child’s Grandparent Over Parenting - Michigan University 17 August 2020.

 

New housing models could offer ‘third aged care sector’ - Community Care Review 19 August 2020.

 

It’s time to help seniors spend more of their retirement savings - The Sydney Morning Herald 21 August 2020.

 

Elderly couples describe their dismay at contracting coronavirus while recovering from major surgery - ABC News 21 August 2020.

 

Coronavirus deflation means the pension won't increase in September for the first time in 23 years - ABC News 21 August 2020.

 

Elderly woman arrested and charged after Adelaide road signs vandalised with graffiti - ABC News 20 August 2020.

 

20 August 2020

Victoria's coronavirus cases rise by 240 as state records 13 more [aged care] COVID-19 deaths - ABC News 20 August 2020.

 

Government received aged care workforce warning months ago - The Age 19 August 2020.

 

Financial support for aged care providers directly impacted by COVID-19 - Australian Government Department of Health 19 August 2020.

 

Operational update – Victorian Aged Care Response Centre (19 August 2020) - Australian Government Department of Health 19 August 2020.

 

Morrison considering options to give pensioners a bump in September - The Sydney Morning Herald 19 August 2020.

 

Aged care provider Immanuel Gardens posted volunteer residents at checkpoint to do COVID-19 screening - ABC News 20 August 2020.

 

Senior doctor says aged care still faces surge workforce shortage, as class action launched against Epping Gardens - ABC News 19 August 2020.

 

Used PPE spills onto footpath outside Melbourne aged care home with 108 links to coronavirus - ABC News 20 August 2020.

 

Australia Post is helping senior Australians stay connected - Australia Post 19 August 2020.

 

Pet visits help respite clients feel at home - Australian Ageing Agenda 18 August 2020.

 

Build-to-rent not all it’s built up to be - Combined Pensioners and Superannuants Association 11 August 2020.

 

19 August 2020

No pension increase in September - The Sydney Morning Herald 18 August 2020.

 

Paul Bongiorno: Older Australians have every right to be very afraid - The New Daily 18 August 2020.

 

Debate over national body to tackle COVID in aged care - Australian Ageing agenda 18 August 2020.

 

Guiding action on elder abuse [website] - Compass 19 August 2020.

 

Pandemic eroding confidence in aged care system: survey - Australian Ageing Agenda 14 August 2020.

 

A new suicide prevention taskforce will probe the management of at-risk prisoners in WA - SBS News 18 August 2020.

 

Melbourne man, 95, in coronavirus recovery, returning two negative tests after five weeks' isolation - ABC News 18 August 2020.

 

Three of four aged care residents cleared as stockpile capacity grows - Brisbane Times 18 August 2020.

 

Breaking through: A new online tool can determine your risk of osteoporosis - The New Daily 17 August 2020.

 

Union wants national aged care pay audit after second operator discloses problems - The Age 18 August 2020.

 

Family faces agonising wait over Sunbury nursing home COVID outbreak - The Age 18 August 2020.

 

This is not a great time to suddenly realise you're 'old' - Brisbane Times 16 August 2020.

 

New: 10 Questions about aged care – information series - Combined Pensioners and Superannuants Association 11 August 2020.

 

18 August 2020

First legal action launched against owners of Epping Gardens aged care - The Age 17 August 2020.

 

Epping Gardens Aged Care coronavirus outbreak led to desperation behind the scenes, records reveal - ABC News 18 August 2020.

 

COVID-19 crisis looming in disability services, advocates warn - The Age 17 August 2020.

 

Michelle Bridges appointed Know Your Bones Ambassador to help protect Aussie bones - Osteoporosis Australia 17 August 2020.

 

Homicide, Alexandra Hills [Queensland] - Queensland Police 17 August 2020.

 

On holidays from your nursing home - Combined Pensioners and Superannuants Association 11 August 2020.

 

17 August 2020

Frontline doctors and nurses sent into aged care coronavirus crisis speak out - ABC News 17 August 2020.

 

No pension rise for the first time since 1931 - Combined Pensioners and Superannuants Association 11 August 2020.

 

This is not a great time to suddenly realise you're 'old' - The Sydney Morning Herald 16 August 2020.

 

Daughter of 98yo coronavirus patient says daily phone call is all families need for reassurance - ABC News 17 August 2020.

 

16 August 2020

Elderly patients and carers say age discrimination in NSW hospitals is real and heartbreaking - ABC News 16 August 2020.

 

Governments face criticism over aged care residents filling up Melbourne hospitals - ABC News 15 August 2020.

 

The Morrison government owes us radical transparency - The Sydney Morning Herald 15 August 2020.

 

The Government has been left vulnerable on aged care, but it could also spell opportunity - ABC News 16 August 2020.

 

COVID fears could boost demand for community care - Community Care Review 12 August 2020.

 

'A special time' says family who got Nan Betty, 97, out of aged care - The Age 16 August 2020.

 

It's tax time - what you need to know - National Seniors Australia 11 August 2020.

 

15 August 2020

Scott Morrison apologises for aged care coronavirus response falling short - ABC News 14 August 2020.

 

Grattan on Friday: Morrison government needs to improve, rather than defend, its poor COVID aged care performance - The Conversation 13 August 2020.

 

Government must implement ANMF’s aged care action plan - Australian Nursing and Midwifery Federation 13 August 2020.

 

Hospitalising residents with COVID under spotlight - Australian Ageing Agenda 13 August 2020.

 

Bill Shorten says aged care is a Federal Government responsibility. Is he correct? - ABC News 15 August 2020.

 

Pandemic eroding confidence in aged care system: survey - Australian Ageing Agenda 14 August 2020.

 

Coronavirus has made financial abuse more common, experts say. Here's what to do about it - ABC News 15 August 2020.

 

Right Under Your Nose: A More Convenient Way to Diagnose Alzheimer’s Disease - Asia Research News 11 August 2020.

 

Chinese scientists' findings help predict Alzheimer’s years ahead - Global Times 14 August 2020.

 

Can ageing really be ‘treated’ or ‘cured’? An evolutionary biologist explains - The Conversation 13 August 2020.

 

Counsel Assisting's Submissions on Sydney Hearing 2 – 13 August 2020 - Royal Commission into Aged Care quality and Safety 13 August 2020.

 

Vegetarian and vegan diet: five things for over-65s to consider when switching to a plant-based diet - The Conversation 14 August 2020.

 

Aging memories may not be ‘worse,’ just ‘different’ - Washington University in St. Louis 10 August 2020.

 

14 August 2020

Non-profit aged care homes are making big money, but crying poor: report - The Age 13 August 2020.

 

South Australia announces new coronavirus measures for aged care, Victorian border towns - SBS News 13 August 2020.

 

'Desperate calls for staff:' Victoria takes over three nursing homes - The Age 13 August 2020.

 

Months into the coronavirus pandemic, Australia's aged care sector is 'still not properly prepared' - SBS News 13 August 2020.

 

National cabinet to debate aged care after royal commission findings - The Sydney Morning Herald 13 August 2020.

 

Taralga Retirement Village used chemical restraints without consent, damning aged care report finds - ABC News 13 August 2020.

 

Aged care sector 'not equipped' for coronavirus outbreaks, royal commission told - ABC News 13 August 2020.

 

Repeated mistakes: Aged care commission exposes Australia’s deadly flaws - The New Daily 14 August 2020.

 

Melbourne aged care nurse who caught coronavirus says workers weren't properly trained in PPE - ABC News 14 August 2020.

 

WWII changed this centenarian's life, 75 years on he remains eternally optimistic - ABC News 13 August 2020.

 

How baby Madeleine was united with her 100yo great-grandmother despite coronavirus - ABC News 13 August 2020.

 

Why you shouldn't believe the rumours about nursing homes being paid for COVID-19 deaths - ABC News 14 August 2020.

 

13 August 2020

Regulator knew about St Basil’s outbreak days before federal govt - Australian Ageing Agenda 11 August 2020.

 

Aged care operators were left waiting for promised financial aid - The Age 12 August 2020.

 

Royal Commission into aged Care 12 August 2020 - Transcript [PDF] [Read Prof Joseph Ibrahim's testimony from P-8572] - Royal Commission into Aged Care Quality and Safety 12 August 2020.

 

Hundreds more aged care residents could die amid 'second class' coronavirus treatment, inquiry hears - SBS News 12 August 2020.

 

Experts warn of hidden toll on aged care residents in lockdown - The Age 12 August 2020.

 

Royal Commission into Aged Care reminds Health Department Secretary Brendan Murphy it sets the rules - The Conversation 12 August 2020.

 

No easy choices: COVID-19 in residential aged care - InSight+ 10 August 2020.

 

Shepparton Villages appoints CEO - Australian Ageing Agenda 11 August 2020.

 

Retirement income system fails this group [renters] - Your Life Choices 11 August 2020.

 

Older men charged more for using Tinder's premium service, Choice mystery shoppers find - ABC News 12 August 2020.

 

Retention bonus targets care staff due to their reluctance to work with virus - Australian Ageing Agenda 7 August 2020.

 

The disgrace of aged care is a national flaw - the failure to plan - The Sydney Morning Herald 13 August 2020.

 

New clinic to support older people with cognitive difficulties - Aged Care Guide 5 August 2020.

 

Aged care: new model deals with issues spotlighted by COVID-19 - InSight+ 10 August 2020.

 

COTA Connect - COTA Victoria 11 August 2020.

 

12 August 2020

A resident of aged care shouldn't need to surrender their human rights - The Age 11 August 2020.

 

Coronavirus fears rise in disability homes after two deaths - The Age 11 August 2020.

 

New staff found Kirkbrae aged care home in chaos, union says - The Age 11 August 2020.

 

Response to Newmarch House coronavirus outbreak delayed by bureaucratic squabbling, royal commission hears - ABC News 11 August 2020.

 

Expert wanted federal workers in aged care homes months before outbreak - Sydney Morning Herald 12 August 2020.

 

Christchurch retirement village in lockdown as residents have flu-type symptoms - RNZ 11 August 2020.

 

COVID-19: New York's true nursing home death toll is likely high - Al Jazeera 12 August 2020.

 

Can ageing really be ‘treated’ or ‘cured’? An evolutionary biologist explains - The Conversation 11 August 2020.

 

Home alone fires are killers - National Seniors Australia 5 August 2020.

 

11 August 2020

'No plan': Royal commission hears federal agencies failed aged care - The Age 10 August 2020.

 

'Damn, I am still alive': Lockdown life in aged care - The Age 10 August 2020.

 

Queensland aged care homes reopen to visitors as state 'avoids risk of widespread outbreak' - SBS News 10 August 2020.

 

Families are delaying moving loved ones into aged care as Australia battles coronavirus - SBS News 10 August 2020.

 

Aged care home coronavirus response hurt by government disputes, royal commission hears - ABC News 10 August 2020.

 

Paul Bongiorno: Outsourcing blame can’t keep working for Scott Morrison - The New Daily 10 August 2020.

 

Royal Commission hearing transcript for 10 August - Royal Commission into Aged Care quality and Safety 10 August 2020.

 

10 August 2020

Witness list Sydney hearing 2, 10 – 13 August 2020 - Royal Commission into Aged Care Quality and Safety 9 August 2020.

 

Witness List Sydney hearing 3, 13 – 14 August 2020 - Royal Commission into Aged Care Quality and Safety 9 August 2020.

 

Greens push for $3 billion aged care funding boost - The Age 10 August 2020.

 

Victorian coronavirus case numbers are stabilising but hospitalisations and deaths are rising - ABC News 10 August 2020.

 

Michael Pascoe: We’ve outsourced care – paying people the minimum to do what we’re not prepared to do - The New Daily 10 August 2020.

 

9 August 2020

Retention bonus targets care staff due to their reluctance to work with virus - Australian Ageing Agenda 7 August 2020.

 

Never too old: 96-year-old graduates from university with honours - The Age 7 August 2020.

 

Aged care coronavirus outbreaks highlight need to stop 'warehousing' people, Council of Ageing says - ABC News 8 August 2020.

 

Victorian aged care facilities transitioning to single site operations - Aged Care Guide 5 August 2020.

 

These are the 12 ways you can drastically cut your dementia risk - New Scientist 30 July 2020.

 

Home alone fires are killers - National Seniors Australia 5 August 2020.

 

Protecting Older Australians – COVID-19 Update - Australian Government Department of Health 5 August 2020.

 

Work longer, retire later: Australians anticipate a tough future - Your Life Choices 4 August 2020.

 

Regis targeted in cyber attack - Australian Ageing Agenda 4 August 2020.

 

8 August 2020

Coronavirus outbreaks grow in Victorian group homes for people living with disabilities - ABC News 8 August 2020.

 

Cut the generational blame game - National Seniors Australia 4 August 2020.

 

Inappropriate prescriptions sending hospitalized seniors back to the ER - McGill University 5 August 2020.

 

7 August 2020

Aged care homes face threat of legal action amid negligence claims - The Age 6 August 2020.

 

Fault lines in aged care exposed - The Age 7 August 2020.

 

Spotlight on aged care governance needed - National Seniors Australia 5 August 2020.

 

Commission Hearing - Funding, financing and prudential regulation - Royal Commission into Aged Care Quality and Safety 6 August 2020.

 

Victoria records 471 new coronavirus infections as cases in aged care balloon to 1,500 - SBS News 6 August 2020.

 

'Incredibly distressing': Minister intervenes over patient death and bungled records - The Sydney Morning Herald 7 August 2020.

 

Disability carer charged with manslaughter over death of Adelaide woman Ann Marie Smith - SBS News 6 August 2020.

 

Should all aged-care residents with COVID-19 be moved to hospital? Probably, but there are drawbacks too - The Conversation 7 August 2020.

 

Why the blood-brain barrier is really a filter, and what this means for the aging brain - Stanford Medicine 23 July 2020.

 

Five essential tips for helping older tenants - Community Care Review 4 August 2020.

 

6 August 2020

Elderly residents to return to site of deadliest COVID-19 outbreak - The Age 5 August 2020.

 

Coronavirus deaths at St Basil's aged care home to be investigated by state coroner - ABC News 6 August 2020.

 

Aged and healthcare silos create a life-and-death tragedy - The Age 5 August 2020.

 

Dementia on the retreat in the US and Europe - The Age 4 August 2020.

 

Heart disease treated with non-invasive radiation therapy - Genesis Care 4 August 2020.

 

Coronavirus: How an aged care crisis seized 'ill-prepared' Australia - BBC News 6 August 2020.

 

Eating well during winter - Swinburne University of Technology 10 June 2020.

 

We’ve [Services Australia] improved how you manage your financial details online - Services Australia 27 July 2020.

 

5 August 2020

Breakthrough new blood test could diagnose Alzheimer's decades earlier - ABC News 5 August 2020.

 

Caring For Families Vital In Victorian Aged Care Response - Government of Victoria 3 August 2020.

 

Victoria was a 'wake-up call'. So is the aged care system ready for a coronavirus outbreak? - ABC News 4 August 2020.

 

St Basil's aged care coronavirus outbreak wasn't reported to Commonwealth for nearly a week, inquiry hears - SBS News 4 August 2020.

 

Are you a past [Services Australia] customer eligible for an income compliance refund? - Services Australia 29 July 2020.

 

Popular high blood pressure drug linked to increased skin cancer risk in older Australians - UNSW 4 August 2020.

 

Assisted dying: push for removal of safeguards alarming - InSight+ 3 August 2020.

 

4 August 2020

Government chose 'futile bureaucratic exercise' over aged care reform, Liberal MP says - The Age 4 August 2020.

 

Victorian coronavirus outbreak spreads to regional aged care with death at Opal South Valley in Geelong - ABC News 3 August 2020.

 

‘Uprooting, no matter how small a plant you are, is a trauma’: older women renters are struggling - The Conversation 4 August 2020.

 

New [WA] homeless services portal to remove barriers to getting help - Western Australia Government August 2020.

 

3 August 2020

Urgent warning of potential ransomware attacks on aged care providers - Australian Government Department of Health 2 August 2020.

 

One new coronavirus case in Queensland from returned traveller as test results come back for Brisbane aged care facility - ABC News 2 August 2020.

 

Helping you to access Queensland's Seniors Week events - COTA Queensland 2 August 2020.

 

Coronavirus ripped through aged cared homes in the UK, but one managed to avoid disaster - ABC News 3 August 2020.

 

2 August 2020

Why are there are more COVID-19 cases in private aged care than the public sector? - SOURCE August 2020.

 

Melbourne coronavirus outbreak in aged care has raised tough questions. Here are some clues - ABC News 2 August 2020.

 

Queensland aged care worker tests positive for coronavirus, raising concerns for elderly residents - SBS News 1 August 2020.

 

Man, 83, dies from coronavirus after being infected in Crossroads Hotel cluster - ABC News 1 August 2020.

 

These are the 12 ways you can drastically cut your dementia risk - New Scientist 30 July 2020.

 

AUT expert shares research on aged care - Auckland University of Technology 11 March July 2020.

 

Breakthrough Alzheimer’s blood test may be able to detect disease 20 years before onset - The New Daily 30 July2020.

 

Older women are the new face of homelessness in Australia, and the government is failing them - The New Daily 2 August 2020.

 

Missing man, Bartle Frere - Queensland Police 2 August 2020.

 

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

 

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

 

1 August 2020

Aged-care crisis was 'utterly predictable' - The Sydney Morning Herald 29 July 2020.

 

St Basil's to be emptied by end of day as more staff test positive - The Age 31 July 2020.

 

Presbyterian Church describes 'crazy' evacuation at Kirkbrae aged care home after mounting coronavirus cases - ABC News 1 August 2020.

 

New Queensland coronavirus case linked to aged care facility and trio who returned from Melbourne - ABC News 31 July 2020.

 

Queensland's Chief Health Officer declares list of restricted areas limiting access to aged care facilities - ABC News 31 July 2020.

 

Urgent Reminder for Providers: Notification of positive COVID-19 cases - Australian Government Department of Health 31 July 2020.

 

900 active COVID cases in Vic aged care - Australian Ageing Agenda 31 July 2020.

 

How to make a complaint about aged care - Your Life Choices 31 July 2020.

 

AI is helping aged care in the fight against falls - Australian Ageing Agenda 31 July 2020.

 

31 July 2020

Aged care providers hit back at accreditation warning - The Age 31 July 2020.

 

COVID-19 deaths put spotlight on aged care failures - Your Life Choices 29 July 2020.

 

Canberra and Victoria strike co-operative tone, but aged-care crisis will worsen - The New Daily 30 July 2020.

 

Young people's incomes have fallen over past decade as older Australians powered ahead, report finds - ABC News 30 July 2020.

 

Statement from the Honourable Tony Pagone QC relating to the COVID-19 outbreak in aged care facilities - Royal Commission into Aged Care Quality and Safety 30 July 2020.

 

Older Australians most isolated during COVID-19. But 'YouTube Nanna' offers hope - The Age 30 July 2020.

 

National Bowel Cancer Screening Program: monitoring report 2020 - Australian Institute of Health and Welfare 30 July 2020.

 

Free Shingles vaccine available - National Seniors Australia 28 July 2020.

 

Flu and pneumonia shots may lower risk for Alzheimer's, studies find - CNN Health27 July 2020.

 

National Immunisation Program Schedule [including free Flu, Pneumococcal, and Shingles (herpes zoster) vaccinations for older people] - Australian Government Department of Health, July 2020.

 

Gene therapy reverses memory loss in Alzheimer’s mice - Community Care Review 30 July 2020.

 

Ita Buttrose AC OBE encourages aged care sector to join free dementia webinars - Dementia Australia 30 July 2020.

 

Coronavirus explainer: How does Australia’s aged care system work? - The New Daily 30 July 2020.

 

30 July 2020

View from The Hill: Aged care crisis reflects poor preparation and a broken system - The Conversation 28 July 2020.

 

How did Victoria's aged care coronavirus crisis get so bad and what’s being done to fix it? - SBS News 29 July 2020.

 

'Blame games aren't helpful': Seniors issue warning as aged care crisis grows - The Sydney Morning Herald 29 July 2020.

 

Victoria coronavirus response boosted by first Australian Medical Assistance Team as cases in aged care continue to rise - ABC News 30 July 2020.

 

Coronavirus Australia live news: Sydney schools closed after suspected COVID-19 cases; 800 cases linked to aged care homes in Victoria - ABC News 30 July 2020.

 

My parents are in aged care, what should I do to keep them safe during the coronavirus pandemic? - ABC News 30 July 2020.

 

Coronavirus 'nightmare' for aged care residents and their families trying to deal with isolation, old age and the virus - ABC News 30 July 2020.

 

AUT expert shares research on aged care - AUT University New Zealand 11 March 2020.

 

29 July 2020

Greg Hunt and Daniel Andrews trade barbs over nursing home crisis - The New Daily 28 July 2020.

 

Toolkit Educational videos [End of Life Directions] - End of Life Directions for Aged Care July 2020.

 

Victoria escalates response to aged care crisis as state records 384 new coronavirus cases - SBS News 28 July 2020.

 

Melbourne aged care is facing a coronavirus catastrophe. This is how it happened - ABC News 29 July 2020.

 

Bill Shorten’s horror as ‘lovely neighbour’ vanishes in virus-hit aged care - The New Daily 28 July 2020.

 

Would you rather be financially secure now or when you’re dead? - Combined Pensioners & Superannuants Association 22 July 2020.

 

Car crashes into restaurant in Sydney's north - The Sydney Morning Herald 28 July 2020.

 

Could ‘love hormone’ oxytocin help treat Alzheimer’s disease? Here’s what researchers currently know - The Conversation 28 July 2020.

 

Let’s get serious about what older people can contribute - Victoria University of Wellington 22 June 2020.

 

28 July 2020

Aged care workers across Australia will be given paid pandemic leave - The Age 27 July 2020.

 

Families call for virus-hit nursing home to be shut down - The Sydney Morning Herald 27 July 2020.

 

Coronavirus Australia live news: Residents moved from Victoria's St Basil's aged care - ABC News 28 July 2020.

 

Fears mount as aged care deaths rise - The Age 27 July 2020.

 

What's being done nationally to prevent coronavirus outbreaks in aged care homes? - ABC News 27 July 2020.

 

Exercise-induced protein may reverse age-related cognitive decline - National Institute on Aging 22 July 2020.

 

Prostate biopsy: a change of approach - InSight+ 27 July 2020.

 

High-carb food a cause of tooth decay - Auckland University of Technology 7 February 2020.

 

Large study links gum disease with dementia - National Institute on Aging 9 July 2020.

 

Lower wealth linked with faster physical and mental aging - National Institute on Aging 2 July 2020.

 

27 July 2020

Aged care workers still moving between facilities as outbreaks grow - The Sydney Morning Herald 26 July 2020.

 

Nicholas Barboussas was told his elderly father in aged care was fine. He wasn't - The Age 26 July 2020.

 

Families of St Basil’s Homes for the Aged residents fear for their loved ones as outbreak grows - The New Daily 26 July 2020.

 

Aged care funding for old rope - Combined Pensioners & Superannuants Association 23 July 2020.

 

Review staff levels in rest homes - Auckland University of Technology 22 May 2020.

 

Five activities that can protect your mental and physical health as you age - Victoria University of Wellington 16 July 2020.

 

26 July 2020

As Victoria's aged care coronavirus cases soar past 500, governments are scrambling to halt the crisis - ABC News 26 July 2020.

 

Victoria records 357 new coronavirus cases and five more deaths amid creation of aged care response centre - SBS News 25 July 2020.

 

US coronavirus: Florida isolation centres used to shield elderly - Al Jazeera 26 July 2020.

 

What the Michelin Guide to Australian nursing homes doesn’t tell you - Combined Pensioners & Superannuants Association 23 July 2020.

 

Get Fit for Free - National Institute on Aging, July 2020.

 

Older adults who can really smell the roses may face lower likelihood of dementia - University of California 23 July 2020.

 

25 July 2020

Aged care 'on the brink' in Victoria, as providers say they may need help from the military - ABC News 25 July 2020.

 

Aged care in Victoria is looming as a coronavirus disaster — brace for it to get worse - ABC News 25 July 2020.

 

Aged care residents with coronavirus turned away from hospital, providers say - SBS News 24 July 2020.

 

4 steps to avert a full-blown coronavirus disaster in Victoria’s aged care homes - The Conversation 24 July 2020.

 

Among older adults, statin use tied to decreased risk of death - The Harvard Gazette 7 July 2020.

 

New head of aged care cultural diversity centre appointed - Australian Ageing Agenda 23 July 2020.

 

CEPAR submission to the Retirement Income Review - CEPAR 4 February 2020.

 

ARC funding for investigating how cognitive changes can impact older drivers' use of assistive technology in vehicles - CEPAR 25 May 2020.

 

New discovery reveals brain network mechanism that causes spatial memory impairment in Alzheimer’s disease - University of California Irvine 21 July 2020.

 

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

 

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

 

24 July 2020

Testing times for all nursing homes - National Seniors Australia 21 July 2020.

 

Information for the Aged Care Sector - Issue 2020/16 - Australian Government Department of Health 23 July 2020.

 

Australians prepared to pay to avoid residential care - Community Care Review 23 July 2020.

 

Dementia Australia National Symposium moves to free webinar series - Dementia Australia 23 July 2020.

 

Extra care and vigilance needed in aged care to protect people living with dementia - Dementia Australia 23 July 2020.

 

St Basil's aged care workers raise infection control concerns - The Age 23 July 2020.

 

Inflammation in the brain linked to several forms of dementia - University of Cambridge 17 2020.

 

CEPAR submission to the Retirement Income Review - CEPAR 4 February 2020.

 

Coronavirus: We need to support [UK] domiciliary care workers before the second wave hits - The Conversation 22 July 2020.

 

23 July 2020

Fears more deaths are likely as coronavirus linked to 45 Victorian aged care facilities - SBS News 22 July 2020.

 

'Extremely secretive': Families hit out as nursing home staff told to isolate - The Age 22 July 2020.

 

'Most critical' time, aged care home in Sydney's inner west closes to visitors - SBS News 22 July 2020.

 

Menarock Life residents transferred to hospital - Australian Ageing Agenda 21 July 2020.

 

Antibody designed to recognise pathogens of Alzheimer’s disease - University of Cambridge 25 May 2020.

 

Man charged with manslaughter of 89-year-old woman in Canberra aged care facility - ABC News 22 July 2020.

 

Iron-lowering study improves brain aging and doubles lifespan in animal model - The Florey 22 July 2020.

 

RC floats aged care standard on mental health - Australian Ageing Agenda 17 July 2020.

 

How CEO and director age affects boardroom decisions (and what boards can do about it) - UNSW Business Think 21 July 2020.

 

Factors associated with being a SuperAger differ for men and women - CEPAR 2 March 2020.

 

22 July 2020

Coronavirus Australia live news: Outbreaks across dozens of Victorian aged care homes as COVID-19 hits state's prisons - ABC News 22 July 2020.

 

Victorian coronavirus cases rise by 374 as state's death toll increases by three - ABC News 21 July 2020.

 

Share your views on how the aged care system should be financed - COTA Queensland 16 July 2020.

 

Super fund investment supports new approach to dementia care - HESTA 15 July 2020.

 

Participants needed for study on Parkinson’s support groups in rural and regional NSW - Charles Sturt University 21 July 2020.

 

Six Tips for Long-Distance Caregiving - National Institute on Aging, July 2020.

 

Hawke's Bay DHB [NZ] ignored staff before wrongly cancelling home help, review finds - RNZ 22 July 2020.

 

21 July 2020

Disability Advisory Committee: Historic First Meeting Today - Northern Territory Government 7 July 2020.

 

Information for older renters under new COVID-19 laws - Housing for the Aged Action Group 13 May 2020.

 

Older Persons Support Line launched - Seniors online Victoria, July 2020.

 

20 July 2020

Masks made mandatory, aged care visits limited as 363 cases announced - The Age 19 July 2020.

 

Women and Men Age Differently—in More Ways Than Just Longevity - Wall Street Journal 14 July 2020.

 

Simple precautions to avoid scalds - Seniors online Victoria, July 2020.

 

2020 Suicide Prevention Grants Awarded - Northern Territory Government 19 July 2020.

 

Apply for Concessions and Seniors Card [Queensland] - Queensland Government, July 2020.

 

Concessions and entitlements for seniors [South Australia] - South Australia Government, July 2020.

 

Priority-access-to-groceries [Victoria] - Seniors online Victoria, July 2020.

 

Lower wealth linked with faster physical and mental aging - National Institute on Aging 2 July 2020.

 

Ageing of the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander population: numerical, structural, timing and spatial aspects - CEPAR 12 June 2020.

 

Landmark family violence reform - Government of Western Australia 2 July 2020.

 

19 July 2020

Queensland country town pushes for regional aged care homes so the elderly aren't forced to move to cities - ABC News 19 July 2020.

 

How superannuation affects your payment from us [Services Australia] - Services Australia, July 2020.

 

Have your say on exit entitlements in retirement villages in Queensland - COTA Queensland 16 July 2020.

 

Captain Tom knighted for virus fundraising - SBS News 18 July 2020.

 

Cota Life - COTA Queensland 18 July 2020.

 

Without a trace - ABC News 19 July 2020.

 

Fatal traffic crash, Kearneys Spring - Queensland Police `18 July 2020.

 

18 July 2020

How Exercise May Bolster the Brain - The New York Times 15 July 2020.

 

Scientists: Blood Iron Levels Strongly Correlated With Long Lifespan - Futurism 16 July 2020.

 

Blood donation - an essential service - Australian Red Cross Lifeblood 23 March 2020.

 

Grandparent-grandchildren video calls are vital during COVID-19. Here are simple ways to improve them - The Conversation 17 July 2020.

 

RC floats aged care standard on mental health - Australian Ageing Agenda 17 July 2020.

 

Transcript from the Royal Commission 17 July 2020 - Royal Commission into Aged Care Quality and Safety 17 July 2020.

 

New HESTA Awards to celebrate climate change, equality and diversity champions in health and community services - HESTA 17 July 2020.

 

bout 5000 heart attack sufferers in England missed out on lifesaving hospital treatment due to the COVID-19 pandemic - University of Oxford 14 July 2020.

 

Central Queensland residents urged to practice good home fire safety for second half of winter - Fire and Emergency Services 16 July 2020.

 

Perceptions about aged care residents’ welfare ‘very negative’ - Australian Ageing Agenda 13 July 2020.

 

17 July 2020

Coronavirus mitigation efforts by Victorian aged care sector may trigger legal battle - ABC News 17 July 2020.

 

What Australians really think of older people - National Seniors Australia 15 July 2020.

 

Aged care home had request to transfer virus cases to hospital denied - MSN News 17 July 2020.

 

‘Serious lack of funding’ in aged care must be fixed: An open letter to the PM - Women's Agenda 13 July 2020.

 

16 July 2020

Children's hospital staff test positive to coronavirus as Victoria records 238 new infections - SBS News 15 July 2020.

 

COTA News - COTA New South Wales 15 July 2020.

 

COTA Connects Victoria - COTA Victoria 15 July 2020.

 

[Royal Commission] Melbourne Hearing 4 Day 1 - Royal Commission into Aged Care Quality and Safety 15 July 2020.

 

15 July 2020

[Royal Commission]Witness list for Melbourne Hearing 4, – 15 to 17 July 2020 - Royal Commission into Aged Care Quality and Safety15 July 2020.

 

Victoria records 270 new coronavirus cases and two deaths amid aged care fears as Menarock cluster grows - ABC News 14 July 2020.

 

What senior Australians need to know to avoid getting scammed online - SBS News 14 July 2020.

 

Taking care of your teeth and mouth - National Institute on Aging 14 July 2020.

 

What it's like living in a Melbourne nursing home with a coronavirus outbreak - ABC News 15 July 2020.

 

14 July 2020

Nursing home staff ordered to wear masks after doctor complaints - The Age 13 July 2020.

 

[Royal Commission] Letters Patent 25 June 2020 - Royal Commission into Aged Care Quality and Safety 13 July 2020.

 

New biomarker for poor prognosis endometrial cancer - Queensland University of Technology 1 July 2020.

 

13 July 2020

Lonely and powerless: Why most Australians fear aged care - Sydney Morning Herald 13 July 2020.

 

Housing stimulus not for those who need it - Combined Pensioners & Superannuants Association 29 June 2020.

 

More evidence ultrasound can help in battle against Alzheimer’s disease - QIMR Berghofer Medical Research Institute10 April 2020.

 

Victorian coronavirus victim Alf Jordan remembered as 'one-of-a-kind' great-grandfather - ABC News 12 July 2020.

 

Tears for a grandad, the human face of the COVID-19 pandemic - The New Daily 12 July 2020.

 

Health and wellbeing of older New Zealanders must be a focus post-Covid: Otago researcher - University of Otago 22 June 2020.

 

Early detection test for ovarian cancer closer with funding boost - Griffith University 27 May 2020.

 

12 July 2020

Get cooking, get nude: Aged care residents' advice on lockdown, life and love - The Age 11 July 2020.

 

Australia needs to get tough on elder abuse - Combined Pensioners & Superannuants Association 29 June 2020.

 

Breakthrough discovery to transform prostate cancer treatment - University of South Australia 22 June 2020.

 

11 July 2020

Four staff test positive to COVID-19 in aged care home outbreak - The Age 10 July 2020.

 

[Hospital statistics] Admitted patients - Australian Institute of Health and Welfare 9 July 2020.

 

Desk-based jobs may offer protection against poor cognition in later life - University of Cambridge 7 July 2020.

 

Superannuation fund insurance policies may fail many older Australians - Your Life choices 10 July 2020.

 

Metlifecare considers fresh [NZ] takeover offer - RNZ 6 July 2020.

 

10 July 2020

Govt leaves high level care out of HCP announcement - Community Care Review 8 July 2020.

 

More than 10 new COVID cases in Vic aged care - Australian Ageing Agenda 10 July 2020.

 

Information for the Aged Care Sector: Issue 2020/15 - Australian Government 9 July 2020.

 

Pandemic delays final report of aged care royal commission - Community Care Review 8 July 2020.

 

Families warned to brace for visitor restrictions at aged care centres - The Age 9 July 2020.

 

Older Adults Share Fewer Memories as They Age - University of Arizona 29 June 2020.

 

Boost your retirement income without selling your family home - National Seniors Australia 8 July 2020.

 

Inside the Tasmanian village where everyone will be living with dementia - ABC News 10 July 2020.

 

Victoria records 165 new coronavirus cases as Chief Health Officer warns peak may be yet to come - ABC News 9 July 2020.

 

Tips for accessing government services online - National Seniors Australia 8 July 2020.

 

Care homes have long been neglected – the pandemic has shown us how bad things are [in the UK] - The Conversation 8 July 2020.

 

9 July 2020

Morrison announces 6100 new home care places, 100,000 still waiting - The Sydney Morning Herald 8 July 2020.

 

Active cases rise to 860 as virus spreads to aged care homes, Brunswick hospital - The Age 8 July 2020.

 

Health and ageing of Australia's prisoners 2018 - Australian Institute of Health and Welfare 8 July 2020.

 

Keep the change: cash must stay - Combined Pensioners & Superannuants Association 29 June 2020.

 

Statins may prevent heart attacks and strokes but may not prolong life free of disability - University of Tasmania 1 July 2020.

 

What really happens when you die without having a will - Money 8 July 2020.

 

How exercise helps your brain function - Your Life Choices 8 July 2020.

 

Residents benefit from ongoing exercise: research - Australian Ageing Agenda 8 July 2020.

 

How studying fruit flies might help us prevent age-related hearing loss in humans - The Conversation 7 July 2020.

 

Australia is too dependent on poorly funded aged care - Aged Care Guide 7 July 2020.

 

Elderly woman found dead days after refusing treatment, coroner finds - ABC News 8 July 2020.

 

8 July 2020

Assault charge dismissed against nursing home assistant who tied elderly woman to a chair with a plastic bag - ABC News 7 July 2020.

 

COVID-19: Data reporting challenges in US states, nursing homes - Al Jazeera 8 July 2020.

 

7 July 2020

Elderly dementia patients living indefinitely in NT public hospitals, advocacy group says - ABC News 7 July 2020.

 

Covid-19 sickens seniors differently. Here’s why - The Washington Post 30 June 2020.

 

Know Your Food Groups - National Institute on Aging July 2020.

 

Fatal traffic crash, Bundaberg - Queensland Police 6 July 2020.

 

Healthy dose of religion - The Harvard Gazette 6 May 2020.

 

A sugary diet changes gut bacteria and worsens brain function in rats - New Scientist 3 July 2020.

 

Stanford Center on Longevity home page - Stanfors Center on Longevity, July 2020.

 

6 July 2020

'Right to live free of abuse': commission inundated with abuse reports - The Sydney Morning Herald 6 July 2020.

 

Inflammatory bowel disease is associated with higher dementia risk: a nationwide longitudinal study - Gut 23 June 2020.

 

5 July 2020

Retirement age is increasing – but our new study reveals most only work ten years in good health after 50 - The Conversation 1 July 2020.

 

More veteran cyclists should consider weight training - Central Queensland University 11 April 2020.

 

Ageing and Alcohol: Drinking Typologies among Older Adults - National Centre for Education and Training on Addiction 26 June 2020.

 

Newmarch House residents test negative for coronavirus after COVID-19 scare - ABC News 4 July 2020.

 

Veterans' views sought to shape future engagement - Minister for Veterans' Affairs 2 July 2020.

 

4 July 2020

Industry Code for Visiting Residential Aged Care Homes during COVID-19 - COTA 3 July 2020.

 

Super shock unnecessary - Combined Pensioners & Superannuants Association 29 June 2020.

 

Validated blood pressure monitors - Stride BP 3 July 2020.

 

3 July 2020

Providers charge more for admin despite changes - Community Care Review 1 July 2020.

 

Going to the doctors - a pain in the neck - and lots more - National Seniors Australia 1 July 2020.

 

Public dental budget hole filled at last minute - Combined Pensioners & Superannuants Association 29 June 2020.

 

Have your say on the future of myGov - Services Australia 19 June 2020.

 

New pharmacy agreement supports older Australians - Community Care Review 24 June 2020.

 

Pandemic threat to GP clinics - National Seniors Australia 30 June 2020.

 

Osteoporosis management and fracture prevention - InSight+ 29 June 2020.

 

One year of voluntary assisted dying in Victoria: 400 have registered, despite obstacles - The Conversation 30 June 2020.

 

2 July 2020

Australia is crying out for more care workers but coronavirus is causing visa delays - SBS News 2 July 2020.

 

Did you get a class action notice? - Australian Government Services Australia 19 June 2020.

 

Aged care CEOs share concerns, hopes for 2020-21 - Australian Ageing Agenda 1 July 2020.

 

South Australia’s Plan for Ageing Well 2020-2025 - Government of South Australia 1 July 2020.

 

Sydney news: Anglicare faces class action and man charged over 20-person brawl - ABC News 2 June 2020.

 

Body of elderly man found inside Ingle Farm house destroyed by fire - ABC News 1 June 2020.

 

Right of reply: You can trust Advance Care Planning - Combined Pensioners & Superannuants Association 29 June 2020.

 

1 July 2020

OUT NOW: Michelin Guide to Australian Nursing Homes - Combined Pensioners & Superannuants Association 29 June 2020.

 

Aged care system “perfectly designed” for poor results - InSight+ 29 June 2020.

 

Alcohol and other drug treatment services in australia - Australian Institute of Health and Welfare 26 June 2020.

 

30 June 2020

How serious is the Government about serious nursing home incidents? - Combined Pensioners & Superannuants Association 29 June 2020.

 

Healthy Aging Highlights - National Institute on Aging 30 June 2020.

 

From the Lab, the First Cartilage-Mimicking Gel That’s Strong Enough for Knees - Duke University 26 June 2020.

 

62yo Keith Rogers still sticking it to the young fellas in A-grade footy - ABC News 29 June 2020.

 

Older drinkers, this is the ‘optimum’ number of weekly drinks for good brain health - The New Daily 30 June 2020.

 

Queensland Seniors Week - COTA Queensland 29 June 2020.

 

28 June 2020

The second round of Economic Support Payments is coming - Services Australia, Australian Government 16 June 2020.

 

Annual payments for carers - Services Australia, Australian Government 24 June 2020.

 

Coronavirus: A geriatrician explains how Australia has failed aged care residents - The New Daily 27 June 2020.

 

Palliative care services in Australia - Australian Institute of Health and Welfare 25 June 2020.

 

Don't Neglect Osteoporosis Therapy During COVID-19, Say Societies - Medscape 28 June 2020.

 

Mobile grand piano entertains local Perth aged-care residents - University of Western Australia 1 May 2020.

 

'I should've known better': 71-year-old caught in cocaine bust - The Sydney Morning Herald 29 June 2020.

 

'We laughed our heads off': Cheeky aged care calendar a hit - The Age 28 June 2020.

 

Obesity linked to earlier need for knee replacements - University of Western Australia 9 April 2020.

 

[RECALL] K Care Healthcare Solutions t/as R & R Healthcare Equipment Pty Ltd — Fusion Comfort Chair - ACCC 28 June 2020.

 

27 June 2020

Nurse charged for allegedly attempting to suffocate elderly patient at Sydney hospital with pillow - ABC News 26 June 2020.

 

Prominent Australian dementia support advocate Edie Mayhew dies aged 69 - SBS News 26 June 2020.

 

Coroner rules unfit driver responsible for Ravenshoe cafe explosion - ABC News 26 June 2020.

 

Residential aged care findings ‘horrendous’, says GP - Your Life Choices 26 June 2020.

 

Providers told to act now to address concerns - Australian Ageing Agenda 25 June 2020.

 

Retiree spending critical to the recovery - Natinal Seniors Australia 17 June 2020.

 

COTA Life - COTA Queensland, June 2020.

 

Modern aged and palliative care facility on track for Carnarvon - Government of Western Australia 26 June 2020.

 

One-time treatment generates new neurons, eliminates Parkinson’s disease in mice - University of California 25 June 2020.

 

25 June 2020

Man dies from coronavirus in Victoria as state records 20 new cases - SBS News 24 June 2020.

 

Meals on Wheels Tasmania former chief executive Sean Burk stole $111k from charity to fund online sex, court told - ABC News 24 June 2020.

 

New pharmacy agreement supports older Australians - Community Care Review 24 June 2020.

 

Safety Tips for Exercising Outdoors for Older Adults - National Institute on Aging 24 June 2020.

 

Bilpin RFS veterans recognised for 150 years of combined service - ABC News 25 June 2020.

 

Scottish grandmother Margaret Payne, 90, scales the equivalent of Suilven mountain for charity - ABC News 24 June 2020.

 

24 June 2020

Call for submissions: Aged care system governance, market management, and roles and responsibilities [from the Royal Commission into Aged Care] - Royal Commission into Aged Care Quality and Safety 23 June 2020.

 

Researchers stimulate improvements in Parkinson’s treatment - QIMR Berghofer Medical Research Institute 23 June 2020.

 

Residential Quality Indicators – January to March 2020 - Australian Institute of Health and Welfare 23 June 2020.

 

Commonwealth Home Support Programme aged care services 2018–19 - Australian Institute of Health and Welfare 23 June 2020.

 

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people using aged care - Australian Institute of Health and Welfare 23 June 2020.

 

New study backs testing of older drivers to identify safety issues - Your Life Choices 22 June 2020.

 

Instagram's 85yo GangstaGrandma and her unlikely fame as a social media star - ABC News 23 June 2020.

 

An ILC-GA Webinar: A caring world – responding to the impact of the coronavirus on long-term care [audio and video of the event] - International Longevity Centre UK 18 June 2020.

 

23 June 2020

Coronavirus putting retirement on hold for workers who can no longer afford to quit - ABC News 23 June 2020.

 

No way in, no way out [aged care coronavirus - ABC News 23 June 2020.

 

How retiree Roly Franke made a Flinders Rangers plot a haven for bettongs, crocs and more - ABC News 22 June 2020.

 

First-of-its-kind trial to explore gut health link to Parkinson's disease - Deakin University 6 March 2020.

 

22 June 2020

The second round of Economic Support Payments is coming - Services Australia 16 June 2020.

 

Downsizers value spare rooms and will leave neighbourhood for new home - Curtin University 12 February 2020.

 

Reluctant Australians should seek health care now as COVID-19 restrictions ease - Deakin University 12 May 2020.

 

How the battle to survive shapes ageing immune cells - RMIT University 9 June 2020.

 

21 June 2020

Two aged care homes in lockdown as dozens of new cases put Victorians on high alert - The Age 20 June 2020.

 

New report finds more work needed to close Indigenous retirement gap - Curtin University 9 June 2020.

 

Testosterone to prevent type 2 diabetes in men – promising, but no quick fix - University of Adelaide 15 June 2020.

 

Moderate exercise in middle and older age cuts time spent in hospital - University of Cambridge 7 May 2020.

 

Living to 100: Not all about genes, geography helps - The New Daily 19 June 2020.

 

20 June 2020

Loss making facilities on the rise on top of COVID impact - Australian Ageing Agenda 18 June 2020.

 

Cota Life - COTA Queensland 5 June 2020.

 

Inflammation in the brain linked to several forms of dementia - University of Cambridge 17 March 2020.

 

19 June 2020

After three months, 81-year-old COVID-19 patient released from ICU - Brisbane Times 18 June 2020.

 

New sign language interpreting service - Australian Government Department of Health 18 June 2020.

 

British singer and wartime icon Dame Vera Lynn has died aged 103 - SBS News 18 June 2020.

 

Vanuatu govt raises retirement age during opposition suspension - RNZ 19 June 2020.

 

18 June 2020

Home care providers face dangerous headwinds - Community Care Review 18 June 2020.

 

StewartBrown Aged Care Financial Performance March 2020 Survey Sector Report - Stewart Brown, June 2020.

 

NDIS providers must pay back COVID cash advance - Community Care Review 17 June 2020.

 

Update on NDIS coronavirus response [repayments] - Minister for the Department of Social Services 12 June 2020.

 

Delivering the NDIS plan: more choice and flexibility for SDA - Minister for the Department of Social Services 18 June 2020.

 

Deadline looms for home care agreement reviews - Community Care Review 16 June 2020.

 

Marija hits 107 thanks to social isolation on her childhood island - The Age 17 June 2020.

 

Elderly protester shoved by Buffalo police has a fractured skull, is unable to walk - SBS News 17 June 2020.

 

Nationwide anger as Iraq announces pension cuts - Al Jazeera 17 June 2020.

 

Australia’s ageing population means our roads could get less safe, but researchers have a solution - The New Daily 18 June 2020.

 

Nursing home in lockdown after resident’s positive COVID test - The New Daily 17 June 2020.

 

Aged care conditions eased to allow kids and family outings - Queensland Premier 18 June 2020.

 

Tens of thousands of incidents between residents go unreported each year: study - Australian Ageing Agenda 17 June 2020.

 

17 June 2020

How to make sense of changes to superannuation 'pension mode' and stop a reduction in payments - ABC News 17 June 2020.

 

Most people don't realise long-term opioid use can make pain worse, research finds - ABC News 17 June 2020.

 

General submissions received [by the Royal Commission] February 2019 - Royal Commission into Aged Care Quality and Safety 16 June 2020.

 

Ryman Healthcare [NZ] reports 19 percent drop in full year profit - RNZ News 12 June 2020.

 

Too much alcohol can cause similar effects to dementia – and the two are often confused - The Conversation 16 June 2020.

 

16 June 2020

Multilingual campaign targets escalating elder abuse during coronavirus outbreak - SBS News 15 June 2020.

 

More needs to be done to support retirees through the pandemic: advocacy group - Your Life Choices 15 June 2020.

 

Six Tips for Long-Distance Caregiving - National Institute on Aging, June 2020.

 

Spate of North Queensland house fires prompts warning to residents - Fire and Emergency Services 15 June 2020.

 

State Trustees warn financial elder abuse on the rise in time of COVID - Your Life Choices 15 June 2020.

 

Elderly man avoids jail after attempting to kill himself and wife days before being separated in aged care - ABC News 15 June 2020.

 

90-yr-old UK woman climbs stairs to raise money - SBS News 15 June 2020.

 

COVID-19 and beyond: impact of air pollution - InSight Plus 15 June 2020.

 

15 June 2020

Your pension payment could halve in July because of COVID-19 changes to superannuation - ABC News 15 June 2020.

 

World Elder Abuse Awareness Day 15 June - United Nations, June 2020.

 

What is elder abuse? - Australian Law Reform Commission, 2016.

 

Elder abuse support services - Australian Institute of Family Studies, June 2020.

 

Elder abuse: Understanding issues, frameworks and responses - Australian Institute of Family Studies, February 2016.

 

14 June 2020

Retirees warn of hit to their incomes worth tens of billions of dollars - The Sydney Morning Herald 13 May 2020.

 

[RECALL] R & R Healthcare Equipment Pty Ltd — HiLite Chair - Australian competition and consumer Commission 14 May 2020.

 

New work hopes to help address the ‘shocking tale of neglect’ in Australia’s aged care sector - University of South Australia 25 May 2020.

 

13 June 2020

How COVID-19 has exposed the need for telehealth in aged and assisted care - Hospital and Healthcare 11June 2020.

 

Information for the Aged Care Sector - Issue 2020/13 - Australian Government 12 June 2020.

 

Cost-Effective Non-Pharmacological Approaches for Dementia Care - University of New South Wales, June 2020.

 

Caring for palliative care patients at home: medicines management principles and considerations - The Pharmaceutical Journal 9 June 2020.

 

[NZ] Aged care staff unfamiliar with Covid-19 epidemiological terminology - report - RNZ 12 June 2020.

 

[NZ] Aged care faces crisis as nurses paid less than DHB peers - RNZ 11 June 2020.

 

[NZ] Ryman Healthcare reports 19 percent drop in full year profit - RNZ 12 June 2020.

 

12 June 2020

Workforce retention bonus payment - Australian Government Department of Health 11 May 2020.

 

Review of Industry Code for Visiting Residential Aged Care Homes put on hold - Aged Care Guide 4 May 2020.

 

Exercise and physical activity tips - National Institute on Aging, May 2020.

 

Reminder - you could now qualify for a Commonwealth Seniors Health Card - National Seniors Australia 10 May 2020.

 

[Canberra] Age-friendlycity plan 2020-2024 - Australian Capital Territory Government, May 2020.

 

11 June 2020

Govt backflips on non-taxable retention bonus payments - Australian Ageing Agenda 10 June 2020.

 

NDIS watchdog to get more teeth - Community Care Review 9 June 2020.

 

Telehealth Counselling and Support Service for Residential Aged Care - Swinburne University of Technology, June 2020.

 

Wellbeing clinic for older adults - Swinburne University of Technology, June 2020.

 

Living with Early-Stage Alzheimer's During COVID-19 - Alzheimer's Association 29 May June 2020.

 

Baptistcare takeover of Global Care Group weeks away - Australian Ageing Agenda 9 June 2020.

 

10 June 2020

Dementia Support Australia [free services] - Dementia Support Australia, June 2020.

 

Aged care staffing: send in the forensic accountants - InSight 1 June 2020.

 

Psychotropics in aged care: where are the alternatives? - InSight 2 March 2020.

 

We need a plan to unlock our nursing homes - The Age 10 June 2020.

 

Elderly man dead, 78-year-old woman fighting serious injuries after McLaren Vale stabbing - ABC News 10 June 2020.

 

Emergency food package scheme for older Australians underperforms - Aged Care Guide 9 June 2020.

 

9 June 2020

First coronavirus case in Alpine Victoria as Bright aged care home resident tests positive - ABC News 8 June 2020.

 

PFAS exposure may lead to early menopause in women - University of Michigan 3 June 2020.

 

What Do We Know About Diet and Prevention of Alzheimer's Disease? - National Institute on Aging, June 2020.

 

New Rating Scale Developed to Quantify Cerebrovascular Damage - UNSW Centre for Healthy Brain Ageing CHeBA May 2020.

 

8 June 2020

Sydney aged care residents treated to messages from schoolchildren during coronavirus isolation - ABC News 8 June 2020.

 

Measuring Complexity of the Brain - UNSW Centre for Healthy Brain Ageing CHeBA 5 May 2020.

 

7 June 2020

Coronavirus restrictions questions answered for grandparents - ABC News 7 June 2020.

 

Meet 'The Don of trugo': Australian sport's 90-year-old world champion - ABC News 7 June 2020.

 

Measuring Complexity of the Brain - UNSW Centre for Healthy Brain Ageing CHeBA 5 May 2020.

 

Eco-burials, home funeral options on the rise as consumers think outside the box - ABC News 7 June 2020.

 

Study finds that aging neurons accumulate DNA damage - Massachusetts Institute of Technology 18 May 2020.

 

Workforce Retention Bonus Grant – Residential Care And Home Care - Australian Government Department of Health 5 June 2020.

 

6 June 2020

This retirement tax punishes those who provide for the future - The New Daily 5 June 2020.

 

Alzheimer’s disease: we designed an antibody to detect toxic particles in the brain - The Conversation 5 June 2020.

 

COTA LIFE Queensland - COTA Queensland 5 June 2020.

 

Information for the Aged Care SectorIssue #2020/10 - Australian Government 5 June 2020.

 

Read general submissions [to the Royal Commission] - Royal Commission into Aged Care Quality and Safety 5 June 2020.

 

Officers suspended over video showing 75yo protester bleeding from the ears after being shoved to the ground [ in New York] - ABC News 5 June 2020.

 

Leg fat better than belly fat for older women: study - China Daily, 2019.

 

New Evaluation of Telephone Screening Test Increases Accessibility to Cognitive Assessment for Older Australians - UNSW Centre for Healthy Brain Ageing CHeBA 23 April 2020.

 

5 June 2020

Home care clients cancel services over COVID fears - Community Care Review 2 June 2020.

 

Five myths about depression that need to be challenged - Your Life Choices 4 June 2020.

 

Aged Care Workforce Industry Council appoints Department of Health executive as inaugural CEO - The Weekly Source 4 June 2020.

 

Man dies in Brisbane house fire, wife rescued by neighbour - ABC News 5 June 2020.

 

Reports pitch pathways to future aged care - Australian Ageing Agenda 5 June 2020.

 

Aged care market awash with tech vendors - Community Care Review 4 June 2020.

 

4 June 2020

Coronavirus Kimberley travel restrictions set to be eased as grey nomads prepare to head north - ABC News 4 June 2020.

 

Antibiotic use in aged care rising - Australian Ageing Agenda 2 June 2020.

 

Coronavirus update: Swedish doctor admits nation may have taken wrong approach, nurse deaths rise worldwide - ABC News 4 June 2020.

 

Worldwide Study Unlocks Genetic Secrets of the Grey Matter - UNSW Centre for Healthy Brain Ageing CHeBA 20 March 2020.

 

The Most Common In-Home Injuries for Seniors and How to Prevent Them - Home Advisor, June 2020.

 

7 Ways to Help Seniors Recover from Surgery - Daily Caring, June 2020.

 

Addiction in the Elderly [USA] - Addiction Helper, June 2020.

 

3 June 2020

New CEO for Carers Australia - Carers Australia 2 June 2020.

 

Victoria's coronavirus cases rise by 10 as aged care home and kindergarten go into lockdown - ABC News 2 June 2020.

 

What Are the Signs of Alzheimer's Disease? - National Institute on Aging 16 May 2020.

 

Type 2 Diabetes Linked to Worse Cognitive Performance After a Stroke; Prediabetes not Linked, but Prevention Needed - UNSW Centre for Healthy Brain Ageing CheBA, 15 May 2020.

 

2 June 2020

Getting Enough Fluids - National Institute on Aging 30 April 2020.

 

The coronavirus crisis shows why New Zealand urgently needs a commissioner for older people - The Conversation 1 June 2020.

 

Cost-Effective Non-Pharmacological Approaches for Dementia Care - UNSW Centre for Healthy Brain Ageing CHeBA 6 May 2020.

 

1 June 2020

Sydney news: Newmarch House, one of Australia's most deadly coronavirus clusters, cleared of all cases - ABC News 1 June May 2020.

 

Australia may be grappling with an ageing population, but there is likely more empty aged care beds than ever - SBS News 31 May 2020.

 

People Aged 95+ Show Stronger Brain Connectivity - UNSW Centre for Healthy Brain Ageing CHeBA 5 May 2020.

 

 

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