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29 October 2020

Despite COVID-19 risks, older people experience higher emotional well-being than younger adults, Stanford psychologist finds - Stanford University 27 October 2020.

 

Recommendations tackle unacceptable levels of substandard care, RC hears - Australian Ageing Agenda 22 October 2020.

 

How aged care needs to change: It will be written - Combined Pensioners & Superannuants Association 28 October 2020.

 

Check My Macula commercial - Macular Disease Foundation Australia 26 October 2020.

 

Stars urge Aussies in their 50s to have an eye exam - Macular Disease Foundation Australia, October 2020.

 

More than 100,000 still waiting for home care - Community Care Review 28 October 2020.

 

Home security tips from an expert - Your Life Choices 28 October 2020.

 

Home care complaints go unheard, report finds - Community Care Review 21 October 2020.

 

Frail elderly with dementia: there is an alternative - InSight 26 October 2020.

 

New tool predicts who is at risk of dying from COVID-19 - InSight 26 October 2020.

 

Robo-pets: a new breed of fur baby - UNSW 28 October 2020.

 

28 October 2020

Cashless Welfare Card: you too could be on it soon - Combined Pensioners & Superannuants Association 28 October 2020.

 

Diagnosing Parkinson’s disease with skin samples could lead to earlier detectio - Iowa State University 21 October 2020.

 

Hard physical work significantly increases the risk of dementia - University of Copenhagen 26 October 2020.

 

Cervical, breast, heart, bowel: here’s what women should be getting screened regularly - The Conversation 28 October 2020.

 

Despite COVID-19 risks, older people experience higher emotional well-being than younger adults, Stanford psychologist finds - Stanford University 27 October 2020.

 

27 October 2020

Oxford vaccine prompts immune response in elderly: AstraZeneca - Al Jazeera 26 October 2020.

 

Red Cliffs aged care worker pleads guilty to taking $132k from elderly resident's bank accounts - ABC News 26 October 2020.

 

Ratios recommended to royal commission - Inside Ageing 23 October 2020.

 

26 October 2020

Bank dividend cuts take big bite out of retirement incomes - The Sydney Morning Herald 24 October 2020.

 

Losing steam? Avoid these energy zappers - Harvard Health April 2020.

 

25 October 2020

How much super do you really need to retire? - The Sydney Morning Herald 24 October 2020.

 

At the heart of the broken model for funding aged care is broken trust. Here’s how to fix it - The Conversation 22 October 2020.

 

A new approach to supporting frail patients in hospital - Edith Cowan University 22 October 2020.

 

We've investigated aged care for the past three years. These are the stories that shocked us - ABC News 25 October 2020.

 

24 October 2020

The 10-page 1997 memo that brought us to where we are today on aged care - ABC News 24 October 2020.

 

Aged care royal commission hears past governments have failed to implement changes - ABC News 23 October 2020.

 

Bill introduced to make providers spending public - Australian Ageing Agenda 23 October 2020.

 

Peak psychologists body joins chorus of concern over controversial new NDIS reforms - SBS News 23 October 2020.

 

Why do we get so picky about friendship late in life? Ask the chimps - The Harvard Gazette 22 October 2020.

 

5 science-backed benefits of fasting, and how to fast safely and effectively - Business Insider 23 October 2020.

 

AI Assesses Alzheimer’s Risk by Analyzing Word Usage - Scientific American 22 October 2020.

 

23 October 2020

Aged care royal commission public split in the final days shows how controversial change will be - ABC News 23 October 2020.

 

Action needed on aged care draft recommendations now, unions say - The Age 23 October 2020.

 

Aged care royal commission hears there are around 50 sexual assaults a week of residents nationally - ABC News 22 October 2020.

 

Are self-funded retirees missing out on stimulus? - National Seniors Australia 20 October 2020.

 

Boomers and babies – our [NZ] population transforms - Massey University 19 August 2020.

 

PhD student turned sorrow into study with research to help aged care practices - Central Queensland University 21 October 2020.

 

Cancer patients worldwide sought for online survey of pain and treatment - Southern Cross University 19 August 2020.

 

22 October 2020

Royal Commission winds up - Community Care Review 21 October 2020.

 

Counsel Assisting’s final submissions - Royal Commission into Aged Care Quality and Safety 22 October 2020.

 

GEN Aged Care Data: Residential aged care quality indicators - Australian Institute of Health and Welfare 21 October 2020.

 

Staffing top concern for aged care residents - Australian Ageing Agenda 21 October 2020.

 

Why Keating's aged care concept is fraught with danger - The Age 20 October 2020.

 

Improvements in Stroke Treatment Could Save More Lives - Yale School of Medicine 7 October 2020.

 

Denmark’s ageing in place success story - Community Care Review 21 October 2020.

 

UQ tech to restore damaged bones - University of Queensland 15 October 2020.

 

Yoga May Bolster the Brain Regions Most Affected by Aging - Scientific American 20 October 2020.

 

Blood Pressure Treatment Associated with Double Rate of Cognitive Decline in Older Individuals - UNSW 12 October 2020.

 

Blood Pressure Medication Use Appears Helpful by Slowing Down the Spread of Alzheimer’s Disease - UNSW 31 August 2020.

 

Metformin Treatment Linked to Slowed Cognitive Decline - UNSW 24 September 2020.

 

Metlifecare takeover: [NZ] High Court approves $1.3bn offer despite opposition - RNZ 20 October 2020.

 

21 October 2020

Counsel Assisting’s final submissions to Royal Commission - Royal Commission into Aged Care Quality and Safety 8 October 2020.

 

Are you eating right? - Combined Pensioners & Superannuants Association 21 October 2020.

 

Helping Alzheimer’s Patients Bring Back Memories - Scientific American 19 October 2020.

 

Insufficient physical activity - Australian Institute of Health and Welfare 20 October 2020.

 

Dodgy knees? The best way to manage joint pain is also the least intuitive - Brisbane Times 20 October 2020.

 

20 October 2020

Far from happy bowels: The most common condition afflicting aged care residents - The Sydney Morning Herald 20 October 2020.

 

There is work to do: Aged Care Minister - Inside Ageing 19 October 2020.

 

Purpose Reimagined - Rethinking your path in 2021 [online event 21 October] - Home Instead Senior Care 19 October 2020.

 

Call for independent assessors for new classification scheme - Inside Ageing 13 October 2020.

 

Could cold water hold a clue to a dementia cure? - BBC News 20 October 2020.

 

19 October 2020

Poor ventilation may be adding to nursing homes' risks - University of Technology Sydney 20 August 2020.

 

Strength training is as important as cardio - and you can do it from home during COVID-19 - University of Southern Queensland 27 August 2020.

 

The surrogate ‘grandchildren’ - Your Life Choices 17 October 2020.

 

Bid to entice Tasmanian volunteers back to service after height of coronavirus pandemic - ABC News 18 October 2020.

 

Hong Kong democracy activist 'Grandma Wong', missing for 14 months, says she was detained on mainland China - ABC News 18 October 2020.

 

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

 

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

 

The Australian National Aged Care Classification (AN‐ACC): a new casemix classification for residential aged care - The Medical Journal of Australia 10 August 2020.

 

18 October 2020

Jobless New Zealander, 61, not eligible for JobSeeker payment and living out of car since coronavirus hit - ABC News 17 October 2020.

 

Heart valve operation a game changer for Tasmanian patients - ABC News 17 October 2020.

 

Concussion can accelerate ageing of the brain – research from the rugby pitch - The Conversation 16 October 2020.

 

Wear and repair in osteoarthritis: exercise, not surgery, is the key - University of South Australia 12 October 2020.

 

Using AI to improve the lives of our elderly population: Meet A2I2 Co Director Professor Kon Mouzakis - Deakin University 1 September 2020.

 

Existing medicines could help improve immune function in vulnerable older adults - The Conversation 13 October 2020.

 

How training visitors allowed aged care homes to maintain family contact during coronavirus - ABC News 18 October 2020.

 

16 October 2020

The Australian National Aged Care Classification (AN-ACC) Shadow and Trial - Australian Government Department of Health 15 October 2020.

 

Information for the Aged Care Sector; Issue 2020/22 - Australian Government 15 October 2020.

 

Diamond-studded silk wound dressing detects infection and improves healing - RMIT University 14 October 2020.

 

Carer Michelle Stitt to face trial charged over 'disturbing' neglect of elderly woman who ended up in intensive care - ABC News 15 October 2020.

 

Unspent home care funds a ‘self-imposed’ problem - Community Care Review 14 October 2020.

 

Older Australians most at risk of poverty as unemployment rises, advocates warn - The New Daily 16 October 2020.

 

Jobs for all - COTA Queensland 15 October 2020.

 

Older workers key to post-COVID recovery - International Longevity Centre UK 13 October 2020.

 

Global COVID recovery relies on better engaging over-50’s, finds new ILC report - International Longevity Centre UK 12 October 2020.

 

15 October 2020

High intensity interval training might help you live longer than more gentle exercise, but the link is hard to prove - ABC News 14 October 2020.

 

Residents running marathons to stay active - Australian Agenging Agenda 14 October 2020.

 

Thousands of retirees face being pushed onto pension by pandemic - The Age 14 October 2020.

 

Infection control checks skip two-thirds of aged care facilities - The Sydney Morning Herald 14 October 2020.

 

Older workers face unemployment crisis exacerbated by JobMaker, experts warn - ABC News 15 October 2020.

 

Aged care regulator spends $29k on legal advice for coronavirus Freedom of Information request - ABC News 14 October 2020.

 

The case for more nurses in aged care - Australian Ageing Agenda 14 October 2020.

 

Unspent home care funds a ‘self-imposed’ problem - Community Care Review 14 October 2020.

 

New evidence based guidelines on music for people with dementia - Western Sydney University 24 September 2020.

 

Cutting a path through the comparator website jungle - Combined Pensioners & Superannuants Association 14 October 2020.

 

14 October 2020

JobSeeker or pre-Age Pension? - Combined Pensioners & Superannuants Association 14 October 2020.

 

JobSeeker Payment: Understanding economic and policy trends affecting Commonwealth expenditure - Parliament of Australia 30 September 2020.

 

COTA Connects - COTA Victoria 13 October 2020.

 

Dementia Australia takes top tech iAwards honours for Ted the AI Avatar - Dementia Australia 13 October 2020.

 

Belarus pensioners march in Minsk against President Lukashenko - SBS News 13 October 2020.

 

Carers National News - Carers Australia 11 October 2020.

 

Wicking Trust Symposium goes virtual to tackle the big question of quality in aged care - Equity Trustees 13 October 2020.

 

[NZ] Shareholder attempts to halt Metlifecare takeover - RNZ 8 October 2020.

 

THE VOICE of Pensioners and Superannuants - Combined Pensioners & Superannuants Association 14 October 2020.

 

13 October 2020

Radical prostate cancer treatment more frequent in private system - InSight 12 October 2020.

 

Care as the foundation of industry: Providers gather for LASA conference - Inside Ageing 12 October 2020.

 

Aged care must act now to shape future - Inside Ageing 8 October 2020.

 

Breast Cancer Foundation website - Breast Cancer Foundation, October 2020.

 

Combating lifestyle diseases can make a big difference in the lives of older people - The Conversation 9 October 2020.

 

Noise can put you off your food - Flinders University 29 September 2020.

 

12 October 2020

Aged care sector might not be ready for more coronavirus outbreaks, Royal Melbourne Hospital doctor warns - ABC News 12 October 2020.

 

New frailty index to improve aged care outcomes - Flinders University 1 September 2020.

 

Aged care facilities boosted by disaster toolkit - Flinders University 4 September 2020.

 

12 October 2020

Aged care sector might not be ready for more coronavirus outbreaks, Royal Melbourne Hospital doctor warns - ABC News 12 October 2020.

 

New frailty index to improve aged care outcomes - Flinders University 1 September 2020.

 

Aged care facilities boosted by disaster toolkit - Flinders University 4 September 2020.

 

11 October 2020

 

System governance submissions [to the Royal commission] - Royal Commission into Aged Care Quality and Safety 9 October 2020.

 

'Big trouble': No clear plan to prevent another nursing home disaster - The Age 10 October 2020.

 

How to protect elderly Australians: an ombudsman, a watchdog, a commissioner and a police unit - Sydney Morning Herald 9 October 2020.

 

Any woman above a certain age can tell you what it's like to become invisible - The Sydney Morning Herald 10 October 2020.

 

CareSearch renews palliative care awareness - Flinders University 8 October 2020.

 

J-PAL North America launches MIT Roybal Center for Translational Research to Improve Health Care for the Aging - Massachusetts Institute of Technology 5 October 2020.

 

Eye-tracking tech helps aged-care assessment - Flinders University 5 August 2020.

 

New biomarker for dementia diagnosis - Flinders University 20 July 2020.

 

Noise can put you off your food - Flinders University 29 September 2020.

 

10 October 2020

Less than 10 per cent of residents eating main meal, study shows - Australian Ageing Agenda 8 October 2020.

 

2020-21 Budget measures for aged care - Australian Government, Department of Health 9 October 2020.

 

How downsizing the family home can help boost your super balance - Money 9 October 2020.

 

Budget boost for carers - Community Care Review 7 October 2020.

 

Dementia Help Sheets to navigate COVID-19 now available in 38 languages - Dementia Australia 8 October 2020.

 

Home care funding reform to begin next year - Community Care Review 7 October 2020.

 

Listed providers not immune from industry challenges - Australian Ageing Agenda 8 October 2020.

 

Energy proposals to improve affordability, sustainability, and support consumers - COTA Queensland 9 October 2020.

 

COVID-19 Reminder of preparedness and infection control measures - Australian Government, Department of Health 9 October 2020.

 

Inquiry hears about ‘eye-watering’ surge workforce contracts - Australian Ageing Agenda 7 October 2020.

 

9 October 2020

Doubting your doctor: Grease star urges women to trust their instincts - The New Daily 9 October 2020.

 

New report shows impact of COVID-19 on cancer screening - Australian Institute of Health and Welfare 8 October 2020.

 

Culturally diverse Australians living with dementia 'face extra challenges' - SBS News 8 October 2020.

 

Self-funded retirees urged to tap home equity as budget critics come under fire - The Age 8 October 2020.

 

Dementia Help Sheets to navigate COVID-19 now available in 38 languages - Dementia Australia 8 October 2020.

 

Financial abuse of older people takes many forms - Combined Pensioners & Superannuants Association 7 October 2020.

 

The retirees ‘hung out to dry’ by budget incentives - Your Life Choices 8 October 2020.

 

Interim response to Productivity Commission report and findings from the TPI Review - Minister for Veterans' Affairs 8 October 2020.

 

Brisbane Federal Circuit Court Judge Guy Andrew found dead after five-day search - The Age 8 October 2020.

 

Quality over quantity in recovering language after stroke - Edith Cowan University 7 September 2020.

 

2020 Budget – What’s in it for seniors? - National Seniors Australia 7 October 2020.

 

8 October 2020

Federal budget 2020 live news: Prime Minister Scott Morrison defends the Government's COVID-19 aged care record - ABC News 7 October 2020.

 

Government's $1.6 billion home care package funding in Federal Budget 'won't touch the sides', carer says - ABC News 8 October 2020.

 

Aged care indictment and cure: Royal Commission’s COVID-19 aged care report - Combined Pensioners & Superannuants Association 7 October 2020.

 

Aged-care facilities need accredited infection control experts. Who are they, and what will they do? - The Conversation 7 October 2020.

 

Two new breast cancer clinics to provide better access and care - Government of Western Australia 7 October 2020.

 

Why granny flats could soon mean a huge tax break - Money 6 October 2020.

 

Call to remodel star-rating proposal - Australian Ageing Agenda 1 October 2020.

 

New Tinnitus Treatment Alleviates Annoying Ringing in the Ears - Scientific American 7 October 2020.

 

7 October 2020

A disappointing budget for older people – Federal Budget 2020 - Combined Pensioners & Superannuants Association 7 October 2020.

 

Treasurer unveils 23,000 home care packages, extends mental health support - The Sydney Morning Herald 6 October 2020.

 

Government announces it is cutting capital gains tax for granny flats - Your Life Choices 5 October 2020.

 

What we know about the $250 cash payments for aged, family and disability welfare recipients in the 2020 Budget - ABC News 7 October 2020.

 

Budget delivers some good news for older Australians, but other things are missing - COTA Australia 6 October 2020.

 

COTA NSW News - COTA NSW 6 October 2020.

 

Police and SES search Brisbane bushland for missing Federal Circuit Court judge Guy Andrew - ABC News 6 October 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.

 

Supporting veterans’ mental health and employment - Minister for Veterans' Affairs 6 October 2020.

 

Living with diabetes? Get your eyes checked - University of Sydney 1 October 2020.

 

[NZ] Metlifecare shareholders vote in favour of takeover bid - RNZ 2 October 2020.

 

6 October 2020

Self-funded retirees 'the forgotten people' ahead of 2020 budget - The Sydney Morning Herald 5 October 2020.

 

Queensland Health releases findings into Rockhampton aged care nurse who worked while infectious with coronavirus - ABC News 5 October 2020.

 

Mystery woman left at Sunshine Coast hospital won't reveal identity, police close case - ABC News 5 October 2020.

 

Aspirin use linked to gastrointestinal bleeding in elderly - Monash University 12 August 2020.

 

5 October 2020

Radical top-to-bottom overhaul proposed for ‘failing’ aged care system - The New Daily 4 October 2020.

 

Development and validation of a frailty index based on Australian Aged Care Assessment Program data - The Medical Journal of Australia 24 August 2020.

 

Frailty in older adults: moving from measurement to management - The Medical Journal of Australia 5 October 2020.

 

COVID‐19 and suicide in older adults - The Medical Journal of Australia 16 September 2020.

 

Fatal traffic crash, Acacia Ridge - Queensland Police 5 October 2020.

 

4 October 2020

Aged Care Royal Commission's findings have been batted away. But huge problems remain for Morrison - ABC News 4 October 2020.

 

90-year-old Clint Eastwood prepares for new film and role - The Jakarta Post 2 October 2020.

 

Metlifecare shareholders [NZ] vote in favour of takeover bid - RNZ 2 October 2020.

 

3 October 2020

Call to remodel star-rating proposal - Australian Ageing Agenda 1 October 2020.

 

Federal government flags 'big changes' in aged care after damning royal commission report - SBS News 2 October 2020.

 

Royal commission demands additional staff in aged care immediately - The Sydney Morning Herald 1 October 2020.

 

Lord Mayor's Seniors Cabaret Showcase with Viva La Musica [Brisbane] - Brisbane City Council 2 October 2020.

 

COTA Life - COTA Queensland, September 2020.

 

Scientists Just Found Something That Happens Before Alzheimer’s Sets In - Neo Scope 2 October 2020.

 

Why Dr Karl is working harder than ever, with a new book on the way at 72 - Money 2 October 2020.

 

Elderly homes in Australia under fire after high COVID-19 deaths - Al Jazeera 2 October 2020.

 

2 October 2020

Some federal government COVID-19 preparations were 'insufficient', aged care royal commission says - SBS News 1 October 2020.

 

Aged care sector welcomes royal commission report on coronavirus response, but one advocate calls it underdone - ABC News 2 October 2020.

 

'A last resort': 50,000 older Australians trapped in residential aged care - The Sydney Morning Herald 1 2020.

 

Information for the Aged Care Sector Issue 2020/21 - Australian Government 1 October 2020.

 

Healthy Living [sleep] - Stanford Center on Longevity, October 2020.

 

Help poorest pensioners first, not all pensioners, says advocacy group - Your Life Choices 1 October 2020.

 

Confusion, lack of confidence driving unspent funds - Community Care Review 29 September 2020.

 

Behind the Mask - Aged Care Online 28 September 2020.

 

New funding and support strategy for younger people living in aged care - Minister for Aged Care and Senior Australians 30 September 2020.

 

The power of language - nursing home resident vs aged care consumer - Aged Care Guide 29 September 2020.

 

Aged care quality framework out, quality indicators in – Royal Commission - Combined Pensioners & Superannuants Associations September 2020.

 

1 October 2020

Golden age over for Maserati-driving aged care moguls, says nursing home CEO - The Sydney Morning Herald 4 August 2020.

 

Health bureaucrat urges surgeons to 'say no' to older, sicker patients - ABC News 30 September 2020.

 

ACFI cuts inappropriate, RC hears - Austrlaian Ageing Agenda 29 September 2020.

 

Carers at COVID-ravaged Epping Gardens claim they were pressured to delay testing - The Age 30 September 2020.

 

Mums and older women become the new face of unemployment - The Sydney Morning Herald 30 September 2020.

 

Helen Reddy, Australian singer of hit song I Am Woman, dies aged 78 in Los Angeles - ABC News 30 September 2020.

 

Made easier: the things you have to do after you die - Combined Pensioners & Superannuants Association 30 September 2020.

 

30 September 2020

COVID aged care deaths could have been “avoided” if response was faster, Brendan Murphy admits - The New Daily 29 September 2020.

 

Time for answers: Royal Commission report into aged-care crisis to be handed to PM - The New Daily 30 September 2020.

 

Make our Health System work for all Queenslanders - COTA Queensland 29 September 2020.

 

Urgent action needed now in aged care - Australian Medical Association 25 September 2020.

 

Call for funding certainty - Australian Ageing Agenda 22 September 2020.

 

It's about to get tougher for retirees living off their savings - The Sydney Morning Herald 29 September 2020.

 

World-first study links obesity with reduced brain plasticity - University of South Australia 25 September 2020.

 

29 September 2020

Aged care: we need to hear what went wrong - The Age 27 September 2020.

 

Grieving families angry at Aged Care Quality and Safety Commission over perceived inaction during coronavirus pandemic - ABC News 29 September 2020.

 

Women facing poverty in retirement as industry leaders defend super increase - The New Daily 28 September 2020.

 

Perfect storm for heart disease created by COVID-19 - World Heart Federation 29 September 2020.

 

Today’s older people really are ‘younger’ than in previous generations - Fast Company 23 September 2020.

 

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.

 

 

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