A new cross-disciplinary paper from Edith Cowan University proposes we change the way we view tourism, seeing it not just as a recreational experience but as an industry that can provide real health benefits.
Research led by UNSW Sydney’s Centre for Healthy Brain Ageing has confirmed treating symptoms of depression is most effective when a non-pharmacological approach is adopted, in people living with dementia.
Innovative Dementia Australia technology solutions and programs helping to improve the lives of people living with dementia, their families and carers are being showcased at the Alzheimer’s Disease International Conference 2022 in London this week.
The Australian Dementia Network and the health department are proudly presenting the Australian Dementia Research Forum 2022. The theme for this year, 'Early Diagnosis – Effective Treatment', will include presentations and keynote addresses from leading national and international researchers from the UK, the US and Sweden.
As the federal election ticks down, Australians impacted by dementia are calling on all candidates to pledge that providing quality dementia care will be placed firmly at the top of the agenda for the ongoing systemic aged care reforms in the 47th parliament.
Join host ABC journalist Tegan Taylor at 6pm on Wednesday, April 27 as she talks to the chair of the Dementia Australia board, Professor Graeme Samuel, and geriatrician Dr Stephanie Ward, UNSW Senior Research Fellow from CHeBA, about the challenges imposed by this disease.
Meals are rituals built around pleasures and choices. While what is served at mealtimes in aged care homes has received recent attention and Labor has pledged to improve the food offered, new research highlights that how meals are offered is just as important.