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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.

 

 

 

31 March 2021

Aged Care Star Ratings System needs people power - CPSA 31 March 2021.

 

Elderly man was tortured with 'horrifying array of weaponry' after being lured through Grindr app, court told - ABC News 30 March 2021.

 

ACCC and CPSA go after funeral homes - CPSA 31 March 2021.

 

ACCC Funeral Services Survey - Australian Competition & Consumer Commission March 2021.

 

 

 

30 March 2021

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

 

Moving to an aged care system by design - InSight+ 29 March 2021.

 

Aussies alarmingly complacent about exercise and heart health - Heart Foundation 29 March 2021.

 

Two Propel-owned funeral homes pay penalties for alleged misleading local ownership claims - ACCC 17 March 2021.

 

Sunrise Medical Pty Ltd — MyWay Walker Chassis [recall] - ACCC 28 March 2021.

 

Adopting daily rituals helps give life meaning, reduces loneliness - The New Daily 29 March 2021.

 

A long winter for retirees as record low interest rates hurt savers - ABC News 30 March 2021.

 

[NZ] Radius Care Elloughton Village told to apologise after failure of care to woman with dementia - RNZ 29 March 2021.

 

Inside Ageing Website - Inside Ageing 30 March 2021.

 

Trial to test new sleep apnoea treatments [in WA] - University of Western Australia 29 March 2021.

 

 

29 March 2021

Queensland Public Trustee denies making profit from clients, despite report criticising high fees and charges - ABC News 29 March 2021.

 

News Corp Australia to stop distributing newspapers to much of regional Queensland - ABC News 29 March 2021.

 

Elderly volunteer clocks up 7,000 hours to help disadvantaged youth learn to drive - ABC News 28 March 2021.

 

Asian shoppers, greyer citizens and climate: three megatrends shaping NSW - The Sydney Morning Herald 28 March 2021.

 

 

 

27 March 2021

Aged-care industry aims to attract workers with job security and personal satisfaction - ABC News 26 March 2021.

 

Loneliness Is a Public Health Problem: This Low-Tech Intervention Can Help - Scientific American 26 March 2021.

 

To keep a sharp mind, start thinking of heart health in your 20s - University of California 25 March 2021.

 

 

 

26 March 2021

Aged-care industry aims to attract workers with job security and personal satisfaction - ABC News 26 March 2021.

 

ICAC finds CEO engaged in corrupt conduct in former role - Australian Ageing Agenda 25 March 2021.

 

ACCC Funeral Services Survey - Australian Competition and Consumer Commission, March 2021.

 

New research challenges long-held theories of Alzheimer’s disease progression with impact for future treatment - Macquarie University 22 March 2021.

 

Study highlights missed care due to difficulties to prioritise - Australian Ageing Agenda, March 2021.

 

National Advance Care Planning Week - National Advance Care Planning Week website, March 2021.

 

Looking after an elderly parent? You need to know this - National Seniors Australia 25 March 2021.

 

Getting old is inevitable, but ageism isn’t - National Seniors Australia 25 March 2021.

 

How the recent COVID-19 changes announcement may affect you - Services Australia 24 March 2021.

 

Pension Bonus Scheme work test changes - Services Australia 22 March 2021.

 

There’s help if you need assistance to pay your aged care costs - Services Australia 17 March 2021.

 

 

 

25 March 2021

By Midlife, Some People Are Already on the Path to the Frailties of Old Age - Duke University 15 March 2021.

 

Tasmania becomes the third Australian state to legalise voluntary assisted dying - SBS News 24 March 2021.

 

Law expanding access to medical aid in dying divides Canadians - Al Jazeera 23 March 2021.

 

Elderly man dances for joy after receiving COVID-19 vaccine - SBS News 24 March 2021.

 

Bundaberg scone queen Dorothy Collishaw turns 100 - ABC News 24 March 2021.

 

[US] Deaths from COVID-19 have progressively declined at nursing homes, researchers find - Brown University 19 March 2021.

 

Causes and Risk Factors for Alzheimer's Disease - [US] Alzheimer's Association, March 2021.

 

 

 

24 March 2021

Older survivors of domestic violence more at risk of abuse - CPSA 24 March 2021.

 

Centrelink call centre: real people, please, not robots - CPSA 24 March 2021.

 

Tasmania passes voluntary assisted dying legislation, becoming third state to do so - ABC News 23 March 2021.

 

Waiting times for elective surgeries in Tasmania continuing to rise - ABC News 24 March 2021.

 

Four in five residents at risk of worst outcomes of COVID-19 - Australian Ageing Agenda 24 March 2021.

 

 

 

23 March 2021

[NZ] Oceania Healthcare plans $100 million expansion - RNZ 23March 2021.

 

ACIITC National Roundtable - Aged Care Industry Information Technology Council, March 2021.

 

 

 

22 March 2021

Volunteer register for new trials to prevent Alzheimer’s disease - University of Melbourne 19 March 2021.

 

Grandmothers unite to combat youth crime in NT town of Tennant Creek - ABC News 22 March 2021.

 

Free [NZ] care-for-seniors training course offering pathway to new career - RNZ 21 March 2021.

 

Hidden plight: One in six Kiwis affected by hearing loss - RNZ 21 March 2021.

 

Ask the Expert: How romantic relationships affect your pension payments - The New Daily 21 March 2021.

 

Lost for words - treating the aftermath of a stroke - Southern Cross University 15 March 2021.

 

Age no barrier for this Murdoch graduate - Murdoch University 17 March 2021.

 

World-first aged care monitoring and alert technology unveiled - RMIT University 19 March 2021.

 

 

 

21 March 2021

Missing man, Cleveland - Queensland Police News 20 March 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.

 

An 89-year-old sharpshooter takes aim at India’s patriarchy - The Sydney Morning Herald 20 March 2021.

 

Call for witnesses after elderly pedestrian dies in Geelong collision - The Age 20 March 2021.

 

 

 

20 March 2021

More than half of homes still operating a loss - Australian Ageing Agenda 19 March 2021.

 

There’s help if you need assistance to pay your aged care costs - Australian Government, Services Australia 17 March 2021.

 

Marvellous marrow: How exercise, even if it’s just walking, grows new bone and immune cells - The New Daily 19 March 2021.

 

Head Injury 25 Years Later – Penn Study Finds Increased Risk of Dementia - Philadelphia University Medicine 9 March 2021.

 

Residents grow produce for use in facility meals - Australian Ageing Agenda 19 March 2021.

 

 

 

19 March 2021

WHO report finds every second person holds ageist attitudes - ABC News 19 March 2021.

 

Global report on ageism - World Health Organization, March 2021.

 

A wider role for home meal services - Community Care Review 16 March 2021.

 

Baby boomers sought for a healthy ageing trial by UNSW researchers - Microbiome Research Centre 17 March 2021.

 

National Academies committee provides analysis, recommendations for dementia care and caregiving interventions - National Institute on Aging 23 February 2021.

 

 

 

18 March 2021

Bring your thing to a new career in aged care - Aged Care Workforce Industry Council, March 2021.

 

New Aged Care Act two years away, minister says - Australian Ageing Agenda 16 March 2021.

 

How wages matter when you’re retired - CPSA 17 March 2021.

 

Fixing Congregate Living for Older Adults - Stanford Centre on Longevity, March 2021.

 

Could plaster be as good as surgery for treating wrist fracture for older people? - UNSW Medicine 16 March 2021.

 

Quality in aged care - GEN Aged Care Data, AIHW March 2021.

 

Older people often incorrectly assume medicines don’t have potential side effects - UCLA 23 February 2021.

 

The Maggie Beer Foundation’s urgent fight for improved food and nutrition in Aged Care with National Congress Report findings - Maggie Beer Foundation 10 March 2021.

 

After years of discrimination, many LGBTQ people are 'terrified' of going into aged care - ABC News 18 March 2021.

 

 

 

17 March 2021

‘Diabolical state’: Aged care providers heading for loss of $12 per bed per day - The Age 17 March 2021.

 

Coronavirus vaccine available to all Australians aged 70 or over via GPs - ABC News 17 March 2021.

 

Canada recommends AstraZeneca-Oxford vaccine for seniors - Al Jazeera 16 March 2021.

 

Duke of Edinburgh gives thanks after leaving hospital - The New Daily 16 March 2021.

 

Engaging AI in the battle against Alzheimer’s - Harvard Gazette 4 March 2021.

 

 

 

16 March 2021

Women's over 80s running relay team set world record at ACT Masters Athletics Club in Canberra - ABC News 16 March 2021.

 

In 2020 our workforce and our caring system broke. They are the same thing - The Conversation 15 March 2021.

 

COVID Cases Plummet Among [US] Nursing Home Staffers Despite Vaccine Hesitancy - Scientific American 15 March 2021.

 

[NZ] Rest home to apologise over man's death after five-fold dose of morphine - RNZ 15 March 2021.

 

Almost half of dementia risk is modifiable, GPs told - InSight+ 15 March 2021.

 

Study offers an explanation for why the APOE4 gene enhances Alzheimer’s risk - Massachusetts Institute of Technology 3 March 2021.

 

Royal Commission Into Aged Care Highlights Need For Better Fall Prevention Strategies - NeuRA 3 March 2021.

 

Fixing aged care funding [audio] - ABC Radio National 27 February 2021.

 

Is an Australian's home their castle? The challenges of ageing in place - Australasian Journal on Ageing 10 March 2021.

 

How Services Australia revalues your market-based investments - Your Life Choices 15 March 2021.

 

 

 

15 March 2021

Neglect of aged care more proof of Morrison’s blokey blind spot - The Age 14 March 2021.

 

Reducing Medical Admissions and Presentations Into Hospital through Optimising Medicines (REMAIN HOME): a stepped wedge, cluster randomised controlled trial - Medical Journal of Australia 22 February 2021.

 

Ask the Expert: Can I pick up work if I run out of money during retirement? - The New Daily 14 March 2021.

 

New type of bone cell could reveal targets for osteoporosis treatment - UNSW 26 February 2021.

 

A graduate in his 60s, Keith says it’s never too late to start studying - University of Wollongong 8 March 2021.

 

Funding success in Dementia Australia Research Foundation Grants - UNSW 9 March 2021.

 

Almost 100 and still dancing - BBC News 14 March 2021.

 

Influenza vaccination in aged care: improving uptake - Medical Journal of Australia 15 March 2021.

 

 

 

14 March 2021

Aged-care reform is great but where will the money come from? - The Age 13 March 2021.

 

Australia's growing population of centenarians on adapting to change, secrets to a fulfilling life - ABC News 14 March 2021.

 

 

 

13 March 2021

Aged care reforms in realm of $20b a year - Australian Ageing Agenda 12 March 2021.

 

The biggest rip-offs in retirement and how to avoid them - Money 12 March 2021.

 

Reactivating Aging Stem Cells in the Brain - University of Zurich 24 February 2021.

 

Resources launched to assist transition to SIRS - Australian Ageing Agenda 12 March 2021.

 

Genomics study identifies routes of transmission of coronavirus in care homes - University of Cambridge 3 March 2021.

 

Where the Royal Commission wins and falls short when it comes to culturally-safe aged care - Charles Sturt University 9 March 2021.

 

A neuroscientist believes he has found how to make the ageing brain work better - The New Daily 12 March 2021.

 

 

 

12 March 2021

Universal pension for all seniors – too radical or the solution we need? - National Seniors Australia 11 March 2021.

 

Disability sector statement on the Australian Government’s planned reforms to the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) - Every Australian Counts 11 March 2021.

 

Stuart Robert says there are no plans to halt NDIS reforms, as more groups voice concern - SBS News 11 March 2021.

 

Providers told to shape up or ship out - Community Care Review 10 March 2021.

 

Hackers say they've gained access to surveillance cameras in Australian childcare centres, schools and aged care - ABC News 11 March 2021.

 

Pension increase back on track…? - National Seniors Australia 11 March 2021.

 

Gold Coast trial shaking off osteoporosis - Griffith University 16 February 2021.

 

New approach to treating thumb osteoarthritis - University of Sydney 9 February 2021.

 

Seven trends that will better integrate ageing Australians into their - Your Life Choices 11 March 2021.

 

Warnervale Seniors Hub Now Open - Aged Care Online 10 March 2021.

 

Signature Care Celebrates Opening of New Aged Care Residences in Queensland - Aged Care online 11 March 2021.

 

Bust through these common exercise barriers - Your Life Choices 11 March 2021.

 

 

 

11 March 2021

Review of Queensland Public Trustee's fees and charges finds shortfall in legal duties and community expectations - ABC News 10 March 2021.

 

March indexation means pension and JobSeeker go up - CPSA 10 March 2021.

 

Minister calls for united front to deliver reform - Australian Ageing Agenda 10 March 2021.

 

Aged Care Royal Commission finds the solutions but not the money - CPSA 10 March 2021.

 

‘Inefficient’ to fund aged care through superannuation: Retirement review chairman - The Age 11 March 2021.

 

Man, 70, charged after police find shallow grave of partner at property - ABC News 10 March 2021.

 

South Korean computer technician accused of stealing from elderly Canberra woman has charges against him dropped - ABC News 10 March 2021.

 

Nominations open for national HESTA Excellence Awards - HESA 8 March 2021.

 

A gamified exercise app helps older adults reduce risk for falls - University of Texas at Austin 3 March 2021.

 

Be Connected program works well for those already connected - CPSA 10 March 2021.

 

UnitingCare Snippets - Uniting Care, March 2021.

 

Pakistan kicks off COVID vaccination drive for senior citizens - Al Jazeera 10 March 2021.

 

 

 

10 March 2021

Age Pension increases: 20 March 2021 - Your Life choices 9 March 2021.

 

Pension couples separated by illness often have complex finances - The Age 6 March 2021.

 

Fear of flu resurgence drives call for under-70s to get early shot - The Age 9 March 2021.

 

We’re stuck with crappy aged care because Morrison won’t ask the young or the old to pay to fix it - The Age 9 March 2021.

 

Battered aged care stocks wobble on ‘disjointed’ reform plan - The Age 8 March 2021.

 

 

 

 

9 March 2021

Decorporatising aged care first step to return to respect - InSight+ 8 March 2021.

 

Pension couples separated by illness often have complex finances - The Age 6 March 2021.

 

Who needs a colonoscopy most? - Pursuit, University of Melbourne 2 March 2021.

 

Battered aged care stocks wobble on ‘disjointed’ reform plan - The Age 8 March 2021.

 

Australian Consortium for Aged Care [website] - Australian Consortium for Aged Care 9 March 2021.

 

Australian Consortium for Aged Care publications - Australian Consortium for Aged Care 9 March 2021.

 

New research consortium to help answer questions about aged care - Inside Ageing 2 March 2021.

 

[NZ] Metlifecare, Oceania Healthcare change leadership - RNZ 8 March 2021.

 

 

 

8 March 2021

Ask the Expert: How the Centrelink ‘Work Bonus’ helps you keep more of your pension - The New Daily 7 March 2021.

 

Indigenous Australians aged over 55 among those in next phase of Australia's vaccine rollout - SBS News 7 March 2021.

 

Fashion designer Julie Appo, 71, achieves lifelong dream of opening boutique clothing store - ABC News 7 March 2021.

 

Severe shortage of doctors for Australia’s terminally ill patients, ACU study - SACU 24 February 2021.

 

Drug target could fight Parkinson’s and Alzheimer’s disease - University of Queensland 4 March 2021.

 

First World Report on Hearing calls for action on a hidden public health burden - Macquarie University 3 March 2021.

 

 

 

7 March 2021

Ageing disgracefully: Japan puts our nursing homes to shame - The Age 6 March 2021.

 

At both end of life, are we replacing care with cash? - The Age 7 March 2021.

 

Hairdressers across the country to be trained in recognising domestic violence and elder abuse - ABC News 6 March 2021.

 

 

 

6 March 2021

Does the government have what it takes to fix aged care? - The Sydney Morning Herald 6 March 2021.

 

Elderly Varsity Lakes man accused of murdering his wife has 'serious health issues', lawyer says - ABC News 5 March 2021.

 

Leaving allied health out of staff ratios a “serious failing” - Australian Ageing agenda 5 March 2021.

 

NY officials altered count of COVID nursing home deaths: Reports - Al Jazeera 5 March 2021.

 

Don’t want to retire? Here’s how to maintain a fulfilling career into your 80s and beyond - The Washington Post 2 March 2021.

 

 

 

5 March 2021

Tasmania's House of Assembly passes Voluntary Assisted Dying Bill - ABC News 4 March 2021.

 

50% of Australians are prepared to pay more tax to improve aged care workers’ pay, survey shows - The Conversation 5 March 2021.

 

To downsize or renovate? We look at the pros and cons - National Seniors Australia 3 March 2021.

 

Prince Philip has successful heart procedure, palace says - BBC News 4 March 2021.

 

The Final Report – webnar registralion - CPSA 3 March 2021.

 

 

 

4 March 2021

Treasurer plays down prospect of aged care levy - The Age 3 March 2021.

 

Aged care facilities left waiting for vaccines amid confusion over rollout - The Sydney Morning Herald 3 March 2021.

 

The Government subsidy that pays employers to sack older workers - CPSA 3 March 2021.

 

Top reasons why Age Pension claims are rejected - Services Australia 22 February 2021.

 

We need to spend more on aged care and we need to spend it smarter - The Age 2 March 2021.

 

Get ready for your COVID-19 vaccinations - Services Australia 18 February 2021.

 

New group launches to improve aged care quality - Australian Ageing Agenda 3 March 2021.

 

Reminder about changes to Centrelink and aged care nominee arrangements - Services Australia 19 2021.

 

Abdominal Fat Gain Tied to Heart Disease Risk in Menopause - University of Pittsburgh 3 March 2021.

 

Aged-care reform not about the journey but the destination - The Age 2 March 2021.

 

New 'people-powered' movement unveiled - Aged Care Guide 1 March 2021.

 

 

 

3 March 2021

Do I need to register for a COVID vaccine? How will I know when it’s my turn? Vaccine rollout questions answered - The Conversation 3 March 2021.

 

Prioritizing oldest for COVID-19 vaccines saves more lives, years of life - UC Berkeley 25 February 2021.

 

Morrison government mulls aged-care levy to bridge funding shortfall - The New Daily 2 March 2021.

 

Costs, conflicted opinions and ageism could prevent aged care reform after damning royal commission report - SBS News 3 March 2021.

 

‘Have to pay somehow’: Experts say wage levy for aged care won’t be enough - The Age 2 March 2021.

 

I've got four reasons to be positive about the aged care royal commission - ABC News 3 March 2021.

 

Stopping aged care neglect can’t wait until the May Budget - CPSA 3 March 2021.

 

Boomers have driven Australia's financial comfort to record levels, with single parents and casual workers faring the worst in the pandemic economy - Business Insider Australia 1 March 2021.

 

Aged care needs radical overhaul - Consumer Health Forum of Australia 2 March 2021.

 

 

 

2 March 2021

Royal Commission into Aged Care Quality and Safety final report released by federal government - ABC News 1 March 2021.

 

The royal commission has given the government a roadmap to redemption in aged care - The New Daily 2 March 2021.

 

What the split between royal commissioners means for the future of aged care - ABC News 1 March 2021.

 

Funding model still in limbo in Royal Commission’s final report - Inside Ageing 1 March 2021.

 

Australia’s aged care system set for $452 million boost following release of royal commission report - SBS News 1 March 2021.

 

What a Medicare-style levy would look like for aged care - The Sydney Morning Herald 2 March 2021.

 

Time for Australians to reimagine aged care - The Age 1 March 2021.

 

Aged care report marks the start of big change - The Age 1 March 2021.

 

Only one thing will end the squalor of aged care - The Sydney Morning Herald 2 March 2021.

 

 

 

1 March 2021

Aged care is one of the big feminist issues of our time - The Sydney Morning Herald 1 March 2021.

 

What will the aged care royal commission recommend? We think we know, and how the government will respond - ABC News 1 March 2021.

 

 

 

28 February 2021

24 years, 18 inquiries: can we face the truth of aged care? - The Sydney Morning Herald 26 February 2021.

 

Aged care workers need the respect, and the pay, they deserve if the system is to be fixed - The New Daily 27 February 2021.

 

The Treasurer confirms secret plan to cut super and force retirees to sell their family home - Industry Super 26 February 2021.

 

Scientists Sniff Out How Amyloid β Contributes to Loss of Smell in Alzheimer’s Disease - Asia Research News 25 February 2021.

 

 

 

26 February 2021

Royal Commissioners present Final Report to Governor-General - Royal Commission into Aged Care Quality and Safety 26 February 2021.

 

Tasmania's Glenara Lakes aged care centre manager stood down over allegations of 'staff harassment' - ABC News 26 February 2021.

 

New tool for assisting people with a disability choose the support they need - Monash University 19 February 2021.

 

Information for people with disability about COVID-19 vaccines - Australian Government Department of Health, February 2021.

 

Aged care development to capitalise on ageing population on east coast of Tasmania - ABC News 26 February 2021.

 

Brisbane sprinter Julie Brims smashes ageist stereotypes with sprinting records - ABC News 25 February 2021.

 

The 91-year-old policeman still patrolling the streets - BBC News 25 February 2021.

 

Good sleep is just what doctor ordered - University of Washington 24 February 2021.

 

Effective treatment for insomnia delivered in a few short phone calls - University of Washington 22 February 2021.

 

Choosing an Aged Care Home (Nursing Home) - Aged Care Online 15 February 2021.

 

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

 

 

 

25 February 2021

Burnt, stepped on, and left in bed to rot - ABC News 25 February 2021.

 

Queensland's Public Trustee accused of profiting off people who lack capacity to manage own affairs - ABC News 24 February 2021.

 

What systems does Australia have in place to make sure you get the right coronavirus vaccine dose? - ABC News 24 February 2021.

 

Concerns deepen over vaccine rollout in Australia's aged care homes - 9News 25 February 2021.

 

Elderly patients show no adverse reactions after being given excessive dose of COVID-19 Pfizer vaccine - ABC News 25 February 2021.

 

‘My gut dropped’: Job seekers confused and angry about being left in poverty - The New Daily 25 February 2021.

 

Pharmacists in general practices drop hospital re-admissions - InSight 24 February 2021.

 

 

 

24 February 2021

$3.57 daily Jobseeker raise slap in face of unemployed, young and old - CPSA 24 February 2021.

 

Royal commission proves we need a new Aged Care Act - The Age 23 February 2021.

 

Aged Care Royal Commission: now for the real reform! - CPSA 24 February 2021.

 

Stakeholders told to “keep the pressure on” - Australian Ageing Agenda 23 February 2021.

 

Nurses’ union: Five recommendations the government must follow from the royal commission - Inside Ageing 23 February 2021.

 

Queensland Premier furious after vaccine overdose bungle - The New Daily 24 February 2021.

 

Mandatory building standards would ensure senior housing needs are met - Australian Ageing Agenda 24 February 2021.

 

New video shares vision for world’s first bush-inspired dementia village- - Inside Ageing 22 February 2021.

 

 

 

23 February 2021

Aged Care Quality Bulletin #25, January 2021 - Aged Care Quality and Safety Commission 23 February 2021.

 

Alleged sexual abuse of aged care home resident not reported to police for five years - ABC News 23 February 2021.

 

Help tell your community’s story – join our[ABS] remote area team - Australian Bureau of Statistics 22 February 2021.

 

Boosting our sense of meaning in life is an often overlooked longevity ingredient - The Washington Post 3 January 2021.

 

Is it okay to take out-of-date medication? - Your Life Choices 22 February 2021.

 

Women of the revolution - ABC News 23 February 2021.

 

Aging Could Be the Next Booming Business - Barron's 16 December 2020.

 

 

 

22 February 2021

Labor launches new campaign highlighting aged care horror stories - The Age 21 February 2021.

 

Jane Malysiak becomes Australia's first recipient of the coronavirus vaccination - ABC News 21 February 2021.

 

Gene therapy techniques restore vision damage from age and glaucoma in mice - National Institute on Aging 21 January 2021.

 

Senior Australians want to buy ‘green bonds’ to help address climate - The Sydney Morning Herald 20 February 2021.

 

New COVID info line for CALD seniors - Australian Ageing Agenda 19 February 2021.

 

Cognitive impairment among factors linked to elevated death rates in nursing home residents with COVID-19 - National Institute on Aging 18 February 2021.

 

How to … sharpen your memory at any age - Your Life Choices 21 February 2021.

 

The Healthy Gut Microbiome You Have Right Now May Not Be The One You Need in Old Age - Science Alert 21 February 2021.

 

Employment may slow memory decline for women - National Institute on Aging 28 January 2021.

 

 

 

20 February 2021

SIRS legislation passes, but guidance unavailable - Australian Ageing Agenda 19 February 2021.

 

‘It’s a facility not a home’: What will it take to reform aged care? - The Age 20 February 2021.

 

Blind, deaf, 88yo grandfather launches music career on YouTube to beat isolation blues - ABC News 20 February 2021.

 

Peaks challenge Counsel Assisting’s staffing standard - Australian Ageing Agenda 19 February 2021.

 

Scientists Find Promising Avenue to Restore Cognitive Function Impaired by Alzheimer’s Disease - NYU 2 February 2021.

 

Unlocking the mystery behind skeletal aging - UCLA 10 February 2021.

 

Hold my hand: English care home visits allowed from March 8 - Reuters 8 February 2021.

 

 

 

19 February 2021

As Facebook ups the ante on news, regional and elderly Australians will be hardest hit - The Conversion 18 February 2021.

 

Frail people with COVID-19 are three times more likely to die, study finds - King's College London 5 February 2021.

 

COVID vaccine consent for aged-care residents: it’s ethically tricky, but there are ways to get it right - The Conversation 19 February 2021.

 

Nursing Home Workers Had One of the Deadliest Jobs of 2020 - Scientific American 18 February 2021.

 

How Chinese courtyard housing can help older Australian women avoid homelessness - The Conversation 19 February 2021.

 

The Role of Dentistry in Global Health: Challenges and Research Priorities - King's College London 8 February 2021.

 

Will the pension increase in March? - National Seniors Australia17 February 2021.

 

When driving becomes dangerous, difficult conversations are a must - US Alzheimer's Association, February 2021.

 

 

 

18 February 2021

Peaks warn about RC home care targets - Community Care Review 16 February 2021.

 

Will aged care workers get the Pfizer jab? When will I get the coronavirus vaccine? - ABC News 18 February 2021.

 

Reverse mortgage uptake in Australia defies global trend - Your Life Choices 18 February 2021.

 

Study: New Prostate Cancer Test Could Avoid Unnecessary Biopsies - University of Michigan 11 February 2021.

 

Resistance training benefits both men and women in older age - Your Life Choices 18 February 2021.

 

Prince Philip, 99, admitted to hospital as a 'precautionary measure' - ABC News 18 February 2021.

 

Unsupportable burden: NSW property tax - CPSA 17 February 2021.

 

Diet may influence risk of aggressive prostate cancer - The Harvard Gazette 15 January 2021.

 

Brain donation helps researchers continue the fight against Alzheimer’s - US Alzheimer's Association, February 2021.

 

Episode 22: A lived experience of dementia and changed behaviours - NPS Medicinewise 2 February 2021.

 

 

17 February 2021

Lithgow Aged Care Ltd not re-accredited - Aged Care Quality and Safety Commission 15 February 2021.

 

Sanctions imposed on Regis Nedlands, WA - Aged Care Quality and Safety Commission 25 January 2021.

 

Australia’s aged-care crisis: Majority of older people’s care needs go unmet - The New Daily 17 February 2021.

 

Campaign to fix aged care targets marginal seats - Inside Ageing 15 February 2021.

 

Why is Interoperability in aged care so important? Find out in this on-demand webinar - Inside Ageing 9 February 2021.

 

How hip replacement surgery has advanced - Your Life Choices 16 February 2021.

 

New studies show flu, pneumonia vaccinations may lower Alzheimer’s risk - US Alzheimer's Association, February 2021.

 

 

 

16 February 2021

Future of St Basil’s aged care home in doubt after Commonwealth halts funding - The Age 15 February 2021.

 

Small ‘window of opportunity’ for best recovery after stroke - University of South Australia 16 February 2021.

 

"Prediabetes" diagnosis less useful in older patients, study finds - Johns Hopkins University 10 February 2021.

 

There's a Link Between Air Pollution And Irreversible Vision Loss, Study Reveals - Science Alert 15 February 2021.

 

COTA Connects - COTA Victoria 16 February 2021.

 

COTA News - COTA New south Wales, February 2021.

 

Additional reform to protect older Australians in care - Minister for Senior Australians and Aged Care Services 16 February 2021.

 

Aged Care Legislation Amendment (Serious Incident Response Scheme and Other Measures) Bill 2020 - Parliament of Australia 15 February 2021.

 

 

15 February 2021

Downsizing and the NSW property tax – video 37 minutes - CPSA 11 February 2021.

 

Severely frail individuals with COVID-19 are three times more likely to die, study finds - University of Birmingham 5 February 2021.

 

The extent of polypharmacy and use of ‘fall risk increasing drugs’ in the oldest old admitted to a regional New South Wales hospital - Australasian Journal on Ageing 10 February 2021.

 

 

 

14 February 2021

Bankrupt chicken farmers banned for cruelty running aged care homes - The Age 14 February 2021.

 

Miriam-Rose Ungunmerr-Baumann shares Stolen Generations story on anniversary of National Apology - ABC News 13 February 2021.

 

 

13 February 2021

Responses to Counsel Assisting’s Final Submissions - Royal Commission into Aged Care Quality and Safety 12 December 2020.

 

Human rights of people with dementia ‘not being met’ - Australian Ageing Agenda 12 December 2020.

 

A new phone line is providing tailored coronavirus information for older Australians in six languages - SBS News 12 December 2020.

 

Remembering our 'Nashos' - Minister for Veterans’ Affairs 13 December 2020.

 

Hugs through plastic at Argentina nursing home - SBS News 12 December 2020.

 

Arcare officially opens two facilities - Australian Ageing Agenda 11 February 2021.

 

Brain Cells Blinking in Rhythm May Hold Clues to Alzheimer’s Disease - Scientific American 12 December 2020.

 

 

 

12 February 2021

Increase your retirement income and entitlements - National Seniors Australia11 February 2021.

 

NSW retirement village law shakeup - CPSA 10 February 2021.

 

Virtual reality to help dementia carers walk in peoples shoes - University of Western Australia 28 February 2021.

 

Remote and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Aged Care Service Development Assistance Panel (SDAP) - Australian Government Department of Health, February 2021.

 

Medical research inspires hopes for stroke victims - University of Southern Queensland, February 2021.

 

Advance care directives and how to plan for the end of your life - ABC News 12 February 2021.

 

Humble aquarium fish helps Melbourne scientists discover how to reverse muscle trauma - ABC News 12 February 2021.

 

Romance baiting scams on the rise - ACCC 12 February 2021.

 

 

11 February 2021

Older jobseekers falling through the cracks in 'silent crisis' - ABC News 11 February 2021.

 

Aged care standards are substandard standards - CPSA 10 February 2021.

 

Crying poor and being poor: assistance for retirees - CPSA 10 February 2021.

 

Study backs home-based wound care - Community Care Review 10 February 2021.

 

Carers Australia National News - Carers Australia 11 February 2021.

 

Aged Care, Home Care and Retirement Living - Aged Care Online, February 2021.

 

How to fix these walking mistakes - Your Life Choices 11 February 2021.

 

 

 

10 February 2021

Voluntary assisted dying reform in South Australia has strict criteria which regional people could be locked out of - ABC News 9 February 2021.

 

ACOSS calls for new superannuation tax to help fund aged care - The New Daily 9 February 2021.

 

Boost for dementia care in China - Flinders University 4 February 2021.

 

‘Happy to be with you’: Europe’s oldest person survives COVID - Al Jazeera 9 February 2021.

 

 

 

9 February 2021

‘Tax retirees’ super to pay for aged care’: ACOSS - The Age 9 February 2021.

 

Report reveals whether money buys you better aged care - Your Life Choices 9 February 2021.

 

Pay workers properly: Aged Care Council chief - Inside Ageing 4 February 2021.

 

Got an implantable defibrillator or a pacemaker? Keep your iPhone 12 in your trouser pocket, not your shirt - The Conversation 8 February 2021.

 

Crisis communications: Lessons learned from Victoria’s COVID-19 outbreaks in aged care - Inside Ageing 1 February 2021.

 

How to make sleeping in the heat more bearable - Your Life Choices 8 February 2021.

 

Goodwin Aged Care expands with South Coast acquisition - Inside Ageing 1 February 2021.

 

 

 

8 February 2021

Aged care residents missing vital medication reviews - InSight+8 February 2021.

 

‘Hug tent’ provides safe embraces for elderly during pandemic - The Age 8 February 2021.

 

Osteoporosis: setting a new agenda for Australia - Insight+ 8 February 2021.

 

 

 

7 February 2021

Report identifies residents’ care priorities - Australian Ageing Agenda 5 February 2021.

 

Opioid medicines and pain - Health Direct 5 February 2021.

 

HKBU develops Chinese medicine new formula for treating Alzheimer’s disease - Asia Research News 3 February 2021.

 

When is it too old to … buy a puppy? - Your Life Choices 7 February 2021.

 

 

 

5 February 2021

Pre-Budget submission (2021-20 22) : Retirement incomes - Actuaries Institute 29 January 2021.

 

A dedicated Home Care Loans Scheme - Federal Budget 2021 - National Seniors Australia 4 February 2021.

 

Detecting Alzheimer’s Gets Easier with a Simple Blood Test - Scientific American 4 February 2021.

 

 

 

4 February 2021

Will the pension go up in March? - CPSA 3 February 2021.

 

Aged Care Quality Bulletin #25, January 2021 - Aged Care Quality and Safety Commission 3 February 2021.

 

Butler returns to ageing portfolio - Australian Ageing Agenda 3 February 2021.

 

Social support in your community - Aged Care Guide 3 February 2021.

 

Are self-managed home care packages a good idea? - CPSA 3 February 2021.

 

Call for mandatory guidelines for home delivered meals - Community Care Review 3 February 2021.

 

Limiting antipsychotic drugs in dementia - Australian Prescriber 1 February 2021.

 

Study highlights vulnerabilities of older men - Community Care Review 27 January 2021.

 

 

 

3 February 2021

Home care package waiting lists slammed as a 'critical failure' - Your Life Choices 2 February 2021.

 

‘No specific risk’: TGA approves Pfizer COVID vaccine for elderly Australians - The New Daily 2 February 2021.

 

Captain Sir Tom Moore dies after testing positive to coronavirus - SBS News 3 February 2021.

 

Boosting our sense of meaning in life is an often overlooked longevity ingredient - The Washington Post 3 February 2021.

 

Retirement by design: a guided workbook for creating a happy and purposeful future - Stanford Center on Longevity, February 2021.

 

For older adults, specific Facebook activities more important than overall use - PennState 26 January 2021.

 

Prepare now for serious incident response scheme: Aged Care Quality and Safety Commissioner - Inside Ageing 1 February 2021.

 

IBM Algorithm Can Tell Who’s Going to Get Alzheimer’s by Reading Their Writing - Futurism 1 February 2021.

 

Boating industry goes 'gangbusters' as retirees stay in Australia due to coronavirus border closures - ABC News 3 February 2021.

 

 

 

2 February 2021

Centrelink debt pause update - Services Australia 8 January 2021.

 

Hume urges retirees to use super capital, rather than just returns - The Sydney Morning Herald 29 January 2021.

 

The AstraZeneca vaccine and over-65s: we may not have all the data yet, but limiting access could be counterproductive - The Conversation 1 February 2021.

 

Don’t worry, the pension will still be there when you need it - The Sydney Morning Herald 2 February 2021.

 

Home care package waiting lists slammed as a 'critical failure' as families forced to wait - ABC News 2 February 2021.

 

Dementia care: we are not respecting human rights - InSight+ 1 February 2021.

 

Chocolate Health Claims - National Institute of Health, February 2021.

 

Boost in support for veteran mental health - Minister for Veteran's Affairs 1 February 2021.

 

Social media makes living in a camper van look like the simple life. The reality is a lot more complicated - Business Insider Australia 2021.

 

Cutting The Cost Of Energy Bills For Struggling Victorians - Government of Victoria 2 February 2021.

 

 

 

1 February 2021

Elderly patients in regional Australia face long trips for COVID-19 vaccine, nurse practitioner warns - ABC News 31 January 2021.

 

Slash interest rate bill on reverse mortgages for retirees: Seniors lobby group - The Sydney Morning Herald 1 February 2021.

 

Almost 100,000 elderly Australians awaiting basic home care - 7News 31 January 2021.

 

We need a model of health and aged care services that adequately supports Australians with dementia - The Medical Journal of Australia 1 February 2021.

 

The short to medium term benefits of the Australian colorectal cancer screening program - The Medical Journal of Australia 7 December 2020.

 

Doctors must now prescribe drugs using their chemical name, not brand names. That’s good news for patients - The Conversation 1 February 2021.

 

Britain’s pandemic hero, Captain Tom Moore, hospitalised with COVID-19 - The Age 1 February 2021.

 

 

 

31 January 2021

COVID-19 submissions – Royal Commission into Aged Care Quality and safety - Royal Commission into Aged Care Quality and safety 29 January 2021.

 

NSW homes perform worst on quality reviews - Australian Ageing agenda 29 January 2021.

 

Orthopaedic surgeon tells how to lower your risk of arthritis - Your Life Choices 31 January 2021.

 

WA Police find no evidence of criminality at Regis Nedlands aged care home in Perth - ABC News 30 January 2021.

 

Nipple tattoos help cancer survivor Dianne Treveton through mastectomy recovery - ABC News 30 January 2021.

 

COVID jab optional for aged care workers - Australian Ageing Agenda 28 January 2021.

 

Can fluid-filled spaces in the brain predict dementia? - UNSW, January 2021.

 

 

 

29 January 2021

Canberra man facing driving and fraud charges allegedly strikes journalist outside court - ABC News 27 January 2021.

 

Race against the clock in federal plan to deliver jabs in aged care homes - The Age 29 January 2021.

 

'Insufficient data': Germany recommends against giving AstraZeneca coronavirus vaccine to over 65s - SBS News 29 January 2021.

 

Study reveals immune driver of brain aging - Stanford University 20 January 2021.

 

Retirees stuck overseas with no pension - National Seniors Australia 28 January 2021.

 

Development of the Asia Pacific Consortium on Osteoporosis (APCO) Framework: clinical standards of care for the screening, diagnosis, and management of osteoporosis in the Asia-Pacific region - Springer 27 January 2021.

 

 

28 January 2021

Unspent home care funds now at $1.2b - Community Care Review 27 January 2021.

 

Aged care COVID funding offers temporary financial relief - Australian Ageing Agenda 27 January 2021.

 

Study highlights vulnerabilities of older men - Community Care Review 27 January 2021.

 

Approaching Memory Loss Concerns - Alzheimer's Association USA 27 January 2021.

 

Flinders Uni inks MOU with ageing innovation network - Australian Ageing Agenda 27 January 2021.

 

27 January 2021

AstraZeneca says reports its COVID-19 vaccine has low efficacy in elderly people are 'completely incorrect' - ABC News 26 January 2021.

 

Pregnant women, the elderly still 'unknowns' in coronavirus vaccine rollout - ABC News 26 January 2021.

 

New clues to prostate cancer - Flinders University 15 January 2021.

 

 

 

26 January 2021

Senior Australian of the Year 2021, Dr Miriam-Rose Ungunmerr Baumann - National Australia day Council 25 January 2021.

 

National regulator imposes sanctions at Regis Nedlands over 'immediate and severe' risk to residents - ABC News 25 January 2021.

 

Sudden closure of St Lawrence aged care facility displaces 35 residents - Inside Ageing 25 January 2021.

 

Lowest aged care occupancy rates in a decade - Inside Ageing 21 January 2021.

 

Proposed settlement information for [Robodebt] Income Compliance Program class action - Services Australia 20 January 2021.

 

Guiding you through the Carer Payment and Carer Allowance claim process -Services Australia 15 January 2021.

 

The Egyptian couple providing a social outlet for lonely senior citizens in Australia - SBS News 26 January 2021.

 

Predicting Risk of Spinal Fracture Using Bioengineering - Pursuit University of Melbourne 21 January 2021.

 

Dementia may cause problems with money management years before diagnosis - National Institute on Aging 14 December 2020.

 

Survey to understand views on aged care services - Inside Ageing 27 December 2021.

 

 

 

25 January 2021

Ask the Expert: Navigating the tricky world of Centrelink deeming rates - The New Daily 24 January 2021.

 

Smoking kills half of all older Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander adults, study - The Sydney Morning Herald 25 January 2021.

 

[NZ] Methodist employer threatens lockdown against homecare workers - RNZ 24 January 2021.

 

 

 

24 January 2021

COVID-19 vaccines not mandatory for aged care workers, Prime Minister Scott Morrison announces after National Cabinet - ABC News 23 January 2021.

 

Aged care advocate says COVID response makes elderly 'fearful', adding to pressure on home care - ABC News 23 January 2021.

 

Melbourne executive visits Regis aged care facility in Nedlands just days after arriving in WA - ABC News 23 January 2021.

 

There's a Surprising, Smelly Reason Why Eating Less Meat Is Linked to Healthy Aging - Science Alert 22 January 2021.

 

Experts Prescribe These 6 Lifestyle 'Medicines' For a Long, Healthy Life - Science Alert 22 January 2021.

 

Exciting Study on Mouse Immune Cells Reveals How We Might Reverse Cognitive Decline - Science Alert 23 January 2021.

 

Elderly woman assaulted during home invasion in Concord - The Sydney Morning Herald 23 January 2021.

 

 

 

22 January 2021

Visitor bans hurt residents’ wellbeing: study - Australian Ageing Agenda 21 January 2021.

 

Blaze hits residential home for the elderly in Ukraine - Al Jazeera 21 January 2021.

 

St Basil’s, Epping Gardens unprepared for outbreaks - Australian Ageing Agenda 21 January 2021.

 

 

 

21 January 2021

Relatives shocked by abuse allegations at Regis aged care facility in Perth suburb of Nedlands - ABC News 20 January 2021.

 

Report on Government Services 2021 - Aged Care Services - Productivity Commission 20 January 2021.

 

Tougher aged care protections only the first step - National Seniors Australia 21 January 2021.

 

Home care wait list refuses to budge - Community Care Review 19 January 2021.

 

Home care packages program - DataReport1stQuarter 2020-21: 1 July–30 September 2020 - Department of Health , December 2020.

 

Consumer-friendly videos demystify home care - Community Care Review 19 January 2021.

 

How to Have a Conversation About Aged Care - Aged Care Online 14 January 2021.

 

Sleep Issues and Sundowning - Alzheimer's Association 21 January 2021.

 

Five Genuine Reasons to Work in the Aged Care Sector - Aged Care Online 20 January 2021.

 

 

 

20 January 2021

Thousands of elderly wait more than 28 months for access to high-needs home care packages - The Age 20 January 2021.

 

Flu jabs likely be delayed for priority COVID-19 vaccinations in South Australia - ABC News 19 January 2021.

 

New Serious Incident Report Scheme (SIRS) comes into effect in April - Aged Care Guide 15 January 2021.

 

Personal alarms and its benefits for older people - Aged Care, January 2021.

 

Commonwealth Home Support Programme growth funding – Grant Open - Inside Ageing 12 January 2021.

 

Government calls for tenders to train aged care nurse specialists - Inside Ageing 13 January 2021.

 

Thousands of patients may have undiagnosed and untreated bowel cancer due to COVID-19 disruption - University of Oxford 14 January 2021.

 

 

 

19 January 2021

Norway has found no direct link between Pfizer coronavirus vaccine and elderly post-jab deaths - SBS News 19 January 2021.

 

The Pfizer vaccine may not be the best choice for frail people, but it’s too early to make firm conclusions - The Conversation 18 January 2021.

 

Norwegian health officials have adjusted their advice on who gets a COVID-19 vaccine as 29 frail elderly people die - Business Insider Australia 18 January 2021.

 

Important details on how your income stream information is updated - Your Life Choices 18 January 2021.

 

COVID‐19 and residential aged care: priorities for optimising preparation and management of outbreaks - Medical Journal of Australia 18 January 2021.

 

The dos and don'ts of lifting weights if you're older - Your Life Choices 18 January 2021.

 

 

 

18 January 2021

Health authorities stress coronavirus vaccines will be safe in Australia following reports of elderly deaths in Norway - SBS News 17 January 2021.

 

Australian officials seeking information from Pfizer, Norwegian experts after aged care residents die following coronavirus jab - ABC News 17 January 2021.

 

Following the hops of disordered proteins could lead to future treatments of Alzheimer’s disease - University of Cambridge 14 January 2021.

 

[UK] Government is missing its key healthy ageing targets and must act now - University of Birmingham 15 January 2021.

 

What makes community‐based physical activity programs for culturally and linguistically diverse older adults effective? - Australian Journal on Ageing 29 June 2020.

 

 

 

17 January 2021

Alzheimer’s breakthrough? Not yet, but new drug strips plaque and slows mental decline - The New Daily 16 January 2021.

 

 

 

15 January 2021

Self-Care Matters Aged Care - Palliative Care Australia 14 January 2021.

 

Clinical trial finds vitamin D does not ward off colds and flu - QIMR Berghofer Medical Research Institute 14 January 2021.

 

Foods high in vitamin D - Health Direct, December 2018.

 

Update from Aged Care Royal Commission on cyber security incident - Royal Commission into Aged Care Quality and Safety 14 January 2021.

 

Paying for residential aged care – here’s what you need to know - National Seniors Australia 14 January 2021.

 

 

 

13 January 2021

Investing in our biggest industry would boost jobs and productivity - The Age 12 January 2021.

 

Older people deciding not to have pets as challenges and concerns outweigh benefits - ABC News 13 January 2021.

 

The power of co-location is shaping seniors living design - Australian Ageing Agenda 10 December 2020.

 

Dental expert tells what happens to our teeth as we age - Your Life Choices 13 January 2021.

 

Unhealthy foods can cancel cognitive benefits of a healthy diet - Your Life Choices 13 January 2021.

 

Australia's oldest person Dexter Kruger celebrates 111th birthday in Roma - ABC News 13 January 2021.

 

Inflammatory bowel disease may be linked to increased risk of dementia - Your Life Choices 12 January 2021.

 

 

 

12 January 2021

Orange capsicums help combat blindness but you won't find them easily in shops - ABC News 12 January 2021.

 

Research Says Alzheimer's Is Actually 3 Distinct Disease Subtypes - Science Alert 11 January 2021.

 

 

 

11 January 2021

Young and old to benefit from new childcare centre at Merbein aged care home - ABC News 10 January 2021.

 

 

 

10 January 2021

Aged care mogul once pleaded guilty to deception charges - The Age 9 January 2021.

 

Genome editing technique “rescues” mice from accelerated aging disorder: study - Vanderbilt University 6 January 2021.

 

A healthy heart may help delay or prevent dementia - University of Oxford 5 January 2021.

 

Ken Hutt to make Mount Everest paraglide attempt to raise money for polio awareness - ABC News 10 January 2021.

 

Queen Elizabeth and Prince Philip receive COVID-19 vaccines as UK records 80,000 coronavirus deaths - ABC News 10 January 2021.

 

MRI frequently underestimates tumor size in prostate cancer - UCLA 7 January 2021.

 

Study of More Than 1 Million People Finds Intriguing Link Between Iron Levels And Lifespan - Science Alert 31 December 2020.

 

Researchers identify a possible new target for treatment of hypertension - King's College London January 2021.

 

 

 

8 January 2021

Study: Memory deficits resulting from epigenetic changes in Alzheimer’s disease can be reversed - University of Buffalo 9 December 2021.

 

Risk Factors Associated With All-Cause 30-Day Mortality in Nursing Home Residents With COVID-19 - JAMA 4 January 2021.

 

 

 

7 January 2021

Aged care industry calls for mandatory vaccination of staff - The Age 6 January 2021.

 

Provider reskills older workers for jobs in home care - Community Care Review 10 November 2020.

 

Is your loved one in aged care during the coronavirus pandemic? Here are seven ideas to make things easier if lockdown strikes again - ABC News 7 January 2021.

 

Public holiday reporting and payment dates [Services Australia] - Services Australia 4 January 2021.

 

Latest updates for [Robodebt] Income Compliance Program class action members - Services Australia 23 December 2020.

 

Changes to Hippocampus Key in Alzheimer’s Disease - UNSW 6 January 2021.

 

High levels of dementia found in the Torres Strait - James Cook University 22 December 2020.

 

Did you know there are different ways to claim Age Pension? - Services Australia 4 January 2021.

 

[Services Australia] News for older Australians - Services Australia, January 2021.

 

90-year-old couple assaulted in aggravated home invasion in South Lake, south of Perth - ABC News 6 January 2021.

 

 

 

6 January 2021

Middle-aged Australians struggle to claw back their careers after COVID-19 - ABC News 6 January 2021.

 

5 questions to ask your doctor or other healthcare provider before you get any test, treatment, or procedure - Choosing Wisely Australia, January 2021.

 

Why Do Older People Heal More Slowly? - University of Pittsburgh 24 November 2020.

 

Smart sensors make homes safer for older Australians - CSIRO 10 November 2020.

 

 

 

5 January 2021

Government research shows older Aussies more reliant on JobSeeker supplements - Your Life Choices 4 January 2021.

 

Does air pollution increase women’s risk of dementia? Study finds high levels associated with brain shrinkage - University of Southern California 18 November 2020.

 

New research questions myth of the elderly widower: of course grandpa cooks - University of Copenhagen 7 December 2020.

 

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

 

Is 70 Really the New 60? - Scientific American, January 2021.

 

How to be kinder to yourself in difficult times - Your Life Choices 4 January 2021.

 

A surgeon’s birthday may be a dicey day for older patients - UCLA 10 December 2020.

 

 

 

4 January 2021

Ask the Expert: How our spending habits affect the age pension - The New Daily 3 January 2021.

 

Positive mood in older adults suggests better brain function - National Institute on Aging 17 December 2020.

 

 

 

3 January 2021

Aged-care mogul facing legal action lists Toorak mansion, leaves for Greece - The Age 2 January 2021.

 

St Basil's and Epping Gardens review 'not independent', say experts, families - The Age 1 January 2021.

 

South Korea's 96-year-old pianist hopes to keep playing - BBC News 2 January 2021.

 

Information campaign to help older people keep well this [UK] winter - University of Manchester 2 December 2020.

 

 

 

2 January 2021

A passion for social justice, education unites 2021's state and territory Senior Australians of the Year - ABC News 2 January 2021.

 

Older Australians pessimistic about employment prospects - Your Life Choices 1 January 2021.

 

Older Persons Advocacy and Legal Service - OPALS website 31 December 2020.

 

No more retiree tax: Anthony Albanese dumps franking credits policy - The Age 1 January 2021.

 

Testing memory over four weeks could predict Alzheimer's disease risk - University of Bristol 10 December 2020.

 

 

 

31 December 2020

Six changes you should make to lift your lifestyle in retirement - Money 23 October 2020.

 

Major new [UK] report to reveal unfairness and myths for older people who fund their own social care - University of Birmingham 16 December 2020.

 

Women urged to attend delayed cervical screenings - King's College London 1 December 2020.

 

Free collection of Age and Ageing papers for the BGS Autumn Meeting 2020 - British Geriatrics Society24 November 2020.

 

Repetition [with Alzheimer's ] - Alzheimer's Association 30 December 2020.

 

Memorable music could reduce anxiety amongst elderly during Covid vaccinations, says researcher - Birmingham City University 17 December 2020.

 

 

 

30 December 2020

Push for Medicare-style dental scheme for older Australians - Your Life Choices 30 December 2020.

 

 

29 December 2020

New mammogram measures of breast cancer risk could revolutionise screening - University of Melbourne 23 December 2020.

 

Curtin Alzheimer’s research project awarded NHMRC funding - Curtin University 15 December 2020.

 

 

 

28 December 2020

Who cares for care workers? - University of Sydney 16 December 2020.

 

3 in 4 NSW Voters Back Victorian Style Euthanasia Laws, Including 76% of Coalition Voters - The Australia Institute 27 December 2020.

 

The impact of smoking and obesity on disability-free life expectancy in older Australians - CEPAR 15 December 2020.

 

Age-Dependent Risk Aversion: Re-Evaluating Fiscal Policy Impact of Population Ageing - TTPI 14 December 2020.

 

Staff perceptions of caring for people exhibiting behavioural and psychological symptoms of dementia in residential aged care: A cross‐sectional survey - Australasian Journal on ageing 15 October 2020.

 

 

 

27 December 2020

United Nations declares 2021 – 30 the Decade of Healthy Ageing - Murdoch University 15 December 2020.

 

Exercise for low back pain beneficial but no one agrees on why - UNSW17 December 2020.

 

Google-glass-like electrical stimulator to zap Alzheimer’s Disease - University of Otago 22 December 2020.

 

 

 

26 December 2020

Monitoring Patients Remotely Leads to a Fourfold Decline in Returns to Hospital After Joint Replacements - Penn Medicine 21 December 2020.

 

Curious Kids: why do older adults get shorter? - The Conversation 12 November 2020.

 

Protein involved in removing Alzheimer’s buildup linked to circadian rhythm - Washington University in St. Louis 16 December 2020.

 

How to Sleep With Back Pain - Mattress Clarity USA 16 October 2020.

 

Coronavirus doctor's diary: 'We turned 90, moved in together - then got the vaccine' - BBC News 25 December 2020.

 

 

 

24 December 2020

 

Family and domestic violence - Services Australia, December 2020.

 

Coronavirus-infected Sydney nurse linked to Avalon cluster not returning overseas travellers - ABC News 24 December 2020.

 

Concession and health care cards - Services Australia, December 2020.

 

Rewiring stroke survivors brains could alleviate depression - University of South Australia 14 December 2020.

 

23 December 2020

Almost 40 per cent of residents in aged care facilities have been abused, data released by royal commission shows - ABC News 22 December 2020.

 

Report into Victoria's two deadliest coronavirus aged care outbreaks 'didn't go far enough', Health Minister Martin Foley says - ABC News 22 December 2020.

 

Steps I can take for others [to reduce an older person’s vulnerability to abuse] - Compass, December 2020.

 

Neil Samuel recognised as first recipient of a Dementia Australia Honour - Dementia Australia 23 December 2020.

 

Older adults at increasing risk of sexually transmitted diseases - Your Life Choices 22 December 2020.

 

Investing in a frontline response to elder abuse - University of Queensland 23 December 2020.

 

 

22 December 2020

Steps I can take for me [to prevent elder abuse] - Compass, December 2020.

 

Aged Care Quality Bulletin #24, December 2020 - Aged Care Quality and Safety Commission, December 2020.

 

‘We must not forget them’: Aged-care staff traumatised by Victorian coronavirus outbreaks - The New Daily 22 December 2020.

 

Victoria's deadliest aged care coronavirus outbreaks faced poor infection control and 'severely depleted staff', review finds - ABC News 21 December 2020.

 

Two out of every five people in Australian aged care homes experience abuse, research finds - SBS News 21 December 2020.

 

Abuse, neglect and violence: report lays bare misery in some Victorian group homes - The Age 21 December 2020.

 

Experimental estimates of the prevalence of elder abuse in Australian aged care facilities - Royal Commission into Aged Care Quality and Safety 21 December 2020.

 

Choosing Wisely Update - December 2020 - Choosing Wisely Australia, December 2020.

 

Dementia and psychotropic medicines - NPS Medicinewise, December 2020.

 

The Essential Guide to Testicular Cancer [free book download] - need2know, December 2020.

 

How To Sleep With Hip Pain - Mattress Clarity, North Carolina USA 30 November 2020.

 

 

 

20 December 2020

Palliative care at home now available to Melbourne customers - Bupa 19 December 2020.

 

Homecare workers [in NZ] strike for more leave and cultural understanding - RNZ 18 December 2020.

 

Virtual reality opera debuts in Melbourne nursing home as part of dementia care trial - ABC News 20 December 2020.

 

What people with disability told us about their experiences of disasters and emergencies - University of Sydney 3 December 2020.

 

 

 

19 December 2020

The Decade of Healthy Ageing: a new UN-wide initiative - World Health Organization 14 December 2020.

 

Aged care elevated to top levels of Federal Government following deadly pandemic, scathing reviews - ABC News 18 December 2020.

 

Aged care elevated to top levels of federal government following deadly pandemic - The New Daily 18 December 2020.

 

Dennis Atkins: All politicians lie, but Scott Morrison’s untruths transcend the usual - The New Daily 19 December 2020.

 

5 tips to help you avoid a [Centerlink] debt - Services Australia 14 December 2020.

 

Have we [Centerlink] asked you for documents recently? - Services Australia 14 December 2020.

 

Recovery Plan grants to strengthen connectivity to community for WA seniors - Government of Western Australia 18 December 2020.

 

Coroner says aged care home and ambulance have resolved issues since death of Barbara Francis - ABC News 18 December 2020.

 

Apathy could predict onset of dementia years before other symptoms - University of Cambridge 15 December 2020.

 

Online thieves are targeting elderly Australians more than ever - Your Life Choices 18 December 2020.

 

Novel form of Alzheimer’s protein found in spinal fluid indicates stage of the disease - Washington University in St Louis 7 December 2020.

 

 

 

18 December 2020

Help the elderly to decide their own futures by giving back control - The Sydney Morning Herald 18 December 2020.

 

Exercise for low back pain beneficial but no one agrees on why - UNSW 17 December 2020.

 

Aldi, Coles, or Woolies? The best value supermarkets for festive season shopping - The New Daily 18 December 2020.

 

 

17 December 2020

Financial and organisational help for [Queensland] seniors and carers - Queensland Government 15 December 2020.

 

Record [Federal] investment in home care packages continues - Prime Minister of Australia 16 December 2020.

 

Aged care: why medication reviews are not popular in nursing homes - CPSA 16 December 2020.

 

Finance broker charged over alleged attempted $21 million NAB fraud - The Sydney Morning Herald 17 December 2020.

 

Meaningful activity, social connection lacking for CHSP recipients - CommunityCare Review 8 December 2020.

 

‘Too long’: Families kept in dark amid COVID aged care report delays - The New Daily 16 December 2020.

 

Tech trends in 2021 for aged care and disability - Community Care Review 10 December 2020.

 

 

 

16 December 2020

Does Centrelink terrorise pensioners? - CPSA 16 December 2020.

 

Residential Aged Care Quality Indicators—July to September 2020 - Australian Institute of Health and Welfare 15December 2020.

 

Cashless Welfare Card for Cape York Age Pensioners voted through - CPSA 16 December 2020.

 

Cashless Debit Card having no impact on problem gambling, substance abuse, or poor nutrition: study - University of South Australia 16 November 2020.

 

Guide supports providers respond to sexual assault - Australian Ageing Agenda 15 December 2020.

 

The Advocate November/December 2020 - ADA Australia, December 2020.

 

 

 

15 December 2020

The government needs to stop illegal detention of older people - The Age 13 December 2020.

 

Why our Age Pension costs are among the lowest in the OECD - Your Life Choices 14 December 2020.

 

Some postmenopausal women with breast cancer may forgo chemotherapy, Emory researcher says - Emory University 9 December 2020.

 

 

 

14 December 2020

The right to visit [aged care residents] - COTA Australia, December 2020.

 

Healthcare workers warn of hidden 'third wave' as mental illness cases set to soar before Christmas - The Age 13 December 2020.

 

'Look out for grandparents': Older men and younger non-English speakers driving record drownings - The Age 13 December 2020.

 

 

 

13 December 2020

ACU and Metro North partner for Pulmonary Rehab pilot program - Australian Catholic University 3 December 2020.

 

Reports 'demonic' robo-debt algorithms are now targeting pensioners - Your Life Choices 9 December 2020.

 

Age Pension valuable to even 'wealthy' retirees, says expert - Your Life Choices9 December 2020.

 

Exercise found to reduce menopausal symptoms in cancer survivors - University of Queensland 26 November 2020.

 

 

 

12 December 2020

How much money do you really need at retirement? Probably more than you think - The New Daily 11 December 2020.

 

The six fundamentals of super: how to maximise your nest egg - CHOICE 14 July 2020.

 

Peaks welcome allied health funding - Austrlaian Ageing Agenda 10 December 2020.

 

Early, late stages of degenerative diseases are distinct - Rice University 23 Novemberr 2020.

 

 

 

11 December 2020

Is it still OK for aged care facilities to restrict visitors because of the COVID-19 pandemic while the rest of Australia opens up? - ABC News 11 December 2020.

 

Home ownership and super are far more entwined than you might think - The Conversation 11 December 2020.

 

Meaningful activity, social connection lacking for CHSP recipients - Community Care Review 8 December 2020.

 

Elderly Australians are dying while waiting to receive government help - The Sydney Morning Herald 10 December 2020.

 

Is the 60-Year Curriculum the Future of Learning? - Next Avenue 3 December 2020.

 

New ‘how-to’ manual for clinical care in the home - Community Care review 8 December 2020.

 

 

 

10 December 2020

Govt rejects financial transparency bill - Australian Ageing Agenda 8 December 2020.

 

New outbreak management guide for aged care providers - Aged Care Guide 4 December 2020.

 

SAHMRI blood test for autophagy to guide healthy ageing - SAHMRI 2 December 2020.

 

Chatbot may detect early dementia in time for intervention - QUT 4 December 2020.

 

Regional NSW funeral directors thumb their noses at new regulations - CPSA 9 December 2020.

 

 

 

9 December 2020

British grandmother becomes world's first to receive Pfizer coronavirus vaccine outside trial - SBS News 8 December 2020.

 

 

 

8 December 2020

What are the options when facing unemployment later in life? - Your Life Choices 7 December 2020.

 

 

 

7 December 2020

COTA News NSW - COTA NSW, December 2020.

 

Alzheimer’s patients wanted for drug trial that offers hope for improving symptoms - Inside Ageing 4 December 2020.

 

Cellular ageing: turning back the clock restores vision in mice - Nature 2 December 2020.

 

Time to prepare your aged care facility for bushfire season - Inside Ageing 3 December 2020.

 

 

 

6 December 2020

Nurses turn their back on aged care as pressures mount - HelloCare 25 November 2020.

 

The three retirement pillars: How the experts are grappling with the retirement income review - The Sydney Morning Herald 5 December 2020.

 

The three retirement pillars: How the experts are grappling with the retirement income review - The Age 5 December 2020.

 

4 things to think about before starting your Advance Care Plan - Violet, December 2020.

 

Drug reverses age-related mental decline within days - University of California 3 December 2020.

 

 

 

4 December 2020

Report calls for $1 billion ‘rescue fund’ to lift quality - Australian Ageing Agenda 3 December 2020.

 

Joyful moments as UK Care home residents get to hug relatives for the first time in months - SBS News 3 December 2020.

 

Retirement system goes backwards - National Seniors Australia 3 December 2020.

 

Colon cancer screening age drops to 45 - Stanford Medicine 13 November 2020.

 

RC’s primary care model hinders continuity of care, doctors say - Australian AgeingAgenda 3 December 2020.

 

 

 

3 December 2020

Carers National News - Carers Australia 3 December 2020.

 

Consumer directed care failing older rural residents - Community Care Review 25 November 2020.

 

Study identifies countries and states with greatest age biases - Michigan University 30 November 2020.

 

Providers lag on uptake of smart home technology - Community Care Review 2 December 2020.

 

AI Model Uses Retinal Scans to Predict Alzheimer’s Disease - Duke University 30 November 2020.

 

Speaking to a robot could flag early warning signs of dementia - Brisbane Times 2 December 2020.

 

Warrigal acquires two facilities in Canberra - Australian Ageing Agenda 30 November 2020.

 

 

 

2 December 2020

3 ways to transform our ‘Soviet-style’ aged-care mess into a system that puts older Australians first - The Conversation 29 December 2020.

 

High blood pressure before the age of 50 is dangerous later in life - Your Life Choices 2 December 2020.

 

My aged care region - Australian Institute of Health and Welfare 2 December 2020.

 

Beyond ideology: rent subsidies inadequate - CPSA 2 December 2020.

 

Doctor seen comforting distraught elderly coronavirus patient in viral photo speaks out - 1 December 2020.

 

 

 

1 December 2020

Aged Care Quality Bulletin #23 - Aged Care Quality and Safety Commission, November 2020.

 

‘Dire straits’: Older single women without children more likely to enter financial hardship - The New Daily 30 November 2020.

 

Old and young, Chinese vent anger at move to raise retirement age - Al Jazeera 30 November 2020.

 

 

 

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