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.
Financial elder abuse is one of the most common types of abuse experienced by older people. Those living with dementia are especially vulnerable, but Dementia Australia hopes its new learning modules will empower workers to act when they suspect something is aw. BIANCA ROBERTS reports.
The Aged Care Workforce Industry Council has today launched a major new free online tool, specifically designed to support providers to establish a baseline understanding of their organisation’s workforce and lay a foundation for a sustainable workforce plan. BIANCA ROBERTS reports
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.
Dementia Australia has thanked and congratulated Australian rugby league and Penrith Panthers legend Royce Simmons on walking 300km in just 11 days, in the process raising more than $650,000 to support the Dementia Australia Research Foundation.
Storm In A Teacup director Nia Pericles has provided family videos to use in the development of Ask Annie – Dementia Australia's mobile app that offers short, self-paced learning modules to help care workers refresh their skills and learn tips and tools to provide better care to people living with dementia.