What is 'cognitive reserve'?

As we get older we have a greater risk of developing impairments in areas of cognitive function – such as memory, reasoning and verbal ability.

Call for submissions for on the National Aged Care Quality Regulatory Processes

Federal Aged Care Minister Ken Wyatt has opened submissions to the Review of National Aged Care Quality Regulatory Processes.

Support for former Australian Defence Force personnel

Minister for Veterans’ Affairs Dan Tehan today called on the veteran community to help spread the important message about the mental health support available to former ADF personnel.

Surprising ways to beat anxiety and become mentally strong – according to science

Do you have anxiety? Have you tried just about everything to get over it, but it just keeps coming back? Perhaps you thought you had got over it, only for the symptoms to return with a vengeance?

National disability recognition for Brisbane City Council

Brisbane City Council has been presented with the Disability Access Award to for their work in implementing the Brisbane Access and Inclusion Plan.

Robodebt report released

The Senate has released its scathing report on the Department of Social Security error ridden debt determination and collection system.

Elder abuse must be more than a legal response

Benetas calls for greater emphasis on capacity building and quality improvement after the release of the Australian Law Reform Commission report, Elder Abuse - A National Legal Response.

New National Rural Health Commissioner

New legislation has paved the way for the appointment of a new champion for rural health and the doctors, nurses and allied health workers who care for those living in these communities.

Palliative & Aged Care Forum Shines Light on Improving End-of-Life & Ageing Care

The Palliative & Aged Care Forum took place on 14 - 16 June 2017 within the Rydges on Swanston Melbourne.

Future of Australia's aged care sector workforce report released

The Federal Government has received the Senate Community Affairs References Committee report into the future of Australia’s aged care workforce.

Australia’s first dementia-friendly airport

Brisbane Airport was named Australia’s first dementia-friendly airport by Alzheimer’s Australia at the launch of a new guide to the airport for travellers with dementia.