Warding off depression when older women stop driving

Stopping driving is linked to depression in older women, but the negative mental effects can be buffered by maintaining social contact and participating in social activities.

Gambling problems account for half of ACT losses

People with gambling problems account for almost half of gambling losses in the ACT, a new analysis of gambling trends has found.

Singer with alzheimer’s releases first single, aged 80

80-year-old Teddy Mac, who has Alzheimer’s, today announces the release of his first ever single, on 23rd September 2016, with the prestigious record Decca Records label.

Review of Aged Care Reforms to be led by David Tune

Assistant Minister for Health and Aged Care, Ken Wyatt AM, MP has today announced the appointment of David Tune AO PSM to lead the Aged Care Legislated Review.

Catering Hostplus Awards for Excellence

Lansdowne Gardens, aged care, located in Neutral Bay, Sydney, has been named Metropolitan Sydney’s top Industrial/Institutional Caterer in the 2016 Savour Australia Awards.

Families at risk while overseas without insurance

Almost one in two Australian families are at risk while travelling overseas without travel insurance with children.

Winners and losers from the government's compromise on superannuation

The government has watered down its superannuation reforms in the final release of the proposed changes.

Tapping economic growth through APEC’s Silver Economy

Globally, societies are facing major demographic shifts. Populations are living longer, presenting new business and innovation opportunities to meet the wants and needs of our ageing societies.

Resilience recognised approaching QLD storm season

Communities across Queensland have been recognised for their innovative disaster relief strategies at this year’s Get Ready Queensland Resilient Australia Awards.

Extended 24-hour stroke service for Perth

Specialised stroke management will be available 24 hours a day seven days a week in Perth, expanding the potentially life-saving service.

Increase to veteran pensions

Veteran pension payments will increase from 20 September 2016.