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26 November 2021

2021 WA Seniors Awards winners announced – Government of Western Australia


2021 Victorian Senior of the Year Awards – Victorian Government


ACOSS calls for constructive leadership to guarantee the NDIS as changes come before parliament - ACOSS


Home care providers unable to take new clients because of staff shortages – Community Care Review


WorkSafe Victoria issues notices to at least 30 aged care providers for COVID-19 breaches – The Weekly Source


Moving Your Parent Out of an Aged Care Home: What You Need to Know – Aged Care Online


UK points to declining profits for older aged care homes – The Weekly Source




25 November 2021

Peaks call for urgent action on workforce issues – Australian Ageing Agenda


Recording paints St Basil's aged care home as 'place of neglect' during deadly COVID-19 outbreak – ABC News


COVID-19 vaccination reward text message scam – Services Australia


Connecting you to My Aged Care services – Services Australia


Residents move into Carrington Care’s Assisted Living Apartments next week – The Weekly Source


LASA issues wishlist on home care design – Australian Ageing Agenda


Latte lovers, rejoice: Coffee could lower risk of Alzheimer’s disease – Edith Cowan University


Anticholinergic burden: the unintended consequences for older people – NPS Medicinewise


Episode 34: Important but not always front of mind – anticholinergic burden – NPS Medicinewise




24 November 2021

Nurses brought in to help at St Basil’s got COVID-19 after hotel party, inquest told – The Age


After losing her mother, this grandmother retrained in aged care and went back to work at 74 – ABC News


Is pension indexation based on wages still alive? - CPSA


You can now get COVID-19 travel insurance. Here's what it does and doesn't cover – ABC News


How much will home care cost you? - CPSA




23 November 2021

My Aged Care face-to-face services – Australian Government – Services Australia


Reach, Train and Employ – COTA Victoria


St Basil's aged care home manager accused of failing to pass on keys, passwords during COVID-19 outbreak – ABC News


It’s true: we grannies really are more connected to our grandchildren – The Age


Aged Care workforce Leaders Forum website - Aged Care workforce Leaders Forum


New sleep study: The best time to go to bed for your heart – The New Daily



22 November 2021

Irene Loveland loves her Meals on Wheels home visits and she's thankful they never bring her bread and dripping – ABC News


Why researchers are turning to music as a possible treatment for stroke, brain injuries and even Parkinson’s – The Conversation


Why exercise makes us feel good: It boosts the body’s ‘cannabis’ levels – The New Daily


What retirees need to know about ‘death taxes’ and capital gains – The New Daily


21 November 2021

Got your COVID vaccination certificate ready? Some older Australians feel left behind as the digital divide grows – ABC News


St Basil’s fiasco shows how once again we learn the hard way – The Age


Labor’s pensioner scare campaign wedges Coalition between a rock and a hard place – The Age


The results are in – age is no barrier to academic and career success – COTA Victoria


Trials and triumphs of at-home care: what you should know – Your Life Choices


Aged care expert tells why aged care is 'so expensive' - Your Life Choices


Modifications that can help you age at home – safely - Your Life Choices


How much you need at retirement to live on $80,000 a year – The New Daily




19 November 2021

Men's shed expert Barry Golding says opening the door to women could ensure sheds' survival – ABC News


COTA develops draft code to ensure aged care visitation rights during lockdowns – ABC News


Researchers revolutionise age-friendly communities – Community Care Review


Old People's Home For 4 Year Olds - ABC


Southern Cross Care Tasmania underpaid staff by at least $6M – The Weekly Source


Forward with Dementia website - Forward with Dementia


Paws and applause for retired farmer who volunteers at country WA aged care facility – ABC News


Better quality, lower prices at state-owned homes: study – Australian Ageing Agenda


Talks underway for rights-based Aged Care Act – Australian Ageing Agenda


Colbeck rejects claims on lack of consultation over new Aged Care Act – The Weekly Source


The 100-year life is here. We're not ready. - Stanford University




18 November 2021

Updated toolkit supporting WA seniors to live their best lives – Government of Western Australia


Providers encouraged to use expert, co-designed initiatives to improve nutrition – Australian Ageing Agenda


Financial elder abuse surged during COVID-19 lockdowns - Money


News for older Australians – Australian Government, Services Australia


Retirement village development near endangered bird habitat back on table – ABC News


Centrelink's 'absurd and wrong' decision to cancel pension – Your Life Choices


Call to integrate counselling services into aged care homes – Australian Ageing Agenda




17 November 2021

Carer was allowed to work at St Basil’s despite family’s flu-like symptoms – The Age


Worker shortages inspire incentive-based recruitment drive for aged care staff – ABC News


Village enquiry rates rebound post-COVID – October biggest month ever on setting up pre-and post-Christmas sales – The weekly Source


Why one home care program works and the other home care program doesn’t - CPSA


Tony Bennett: Keep the Music Playing – Alzheiner's Association


Why franked dividends are so valuable to retirees – The Age




16 November 2021

Most Victorian aged care workers on track to meet deadline for mandatory vaccine – The Age


Inquest into Australia's deadliest aged care COVID-19 outbreak at St Basil's in Melbourne begins – ABC News


COTA Connects – COTA Victoria



15 November 2021

How a disaster unfolded: Brief to Coroner sheds new light on St Basil’s deaths – The Age


Mature-age recruits step in to alleviate WA's worst hospitality skills shortage – ABC News


How internet scams cost this couple $50,000 in 24 hours – The New Daily


How you can reduce your risk of dementia – The Age


Flinders Uni is working to avert the aged care crisis – The Weekend Australian


Aged Care and Other Legislation Amendment Bill 2021 [submission] – Palliative Care Australia




13 November 2021

Research Snapshot: COVID-19 is the disruptive moment the older adult care industry has been waiting for – Vanderbilt University


‘Live’ brain models used in hunt for Alzheimer’s treatment – University of Queensland


Joan Oliver gets law degree aged 75 – Victoria University


Manfred Steiner achieves his dream of becoming a physicist — at age 89 – ABC News


[Medical] Safety net helps with bill shock – Your Life Choices




12 November 2021

Veterans pay respects at Remembrance Day ceremonies – SBS News


New Village Stores to help aged care residents living with dementia - HammondCare


84% of aged care homes falling short on 200 care minutes requirement – The Weekly Source


One-third of aged care homes the subject of a complaint to the regulator – The Weekly Source


[Tasmanian] Carer Recognition Legislation Consultation – Tasmanian Government


Concessions Calculator saving seniors money – National Seniors Australia


Busting the ‘slow down’ myth: vigorous activity needed in later life to live longer and better – University of Melbourne




11 November 2021

Vaccine mandate [QLD] extends to private health, aged care, and disability sectors – Queensland Government


News for older Australians – Australian Government, Services Australia


COVID-19 outbreaks exposed shortfalls in aged care, finds review – Aged Care Guide


Study offers insights on why the elderly are more susceptible to COVID-19 – Brown University


Top tips for older people to keep up dental hygiene – Aged Care Guide




10 November 2021

Skilled migration needed to relieve aged care staffing crisis, providers say – The Age


Alliance to tackle food, nutrition in aged care – Australian Ageing Agenda


Social activities with kids boost residents’ mood, health – Australian Ageing Agenda


If you think enduring powers of attorney are simple, you should read this - CPSA


New podcast provides education on dementia – Community Care Review


Mandatory COVID-19 vaccination for aged care visitors but not for SA schoolies festival – ABC News


Mesothelioma in Australia 2020 – Australian Institute of Health and Welfare




9 November 2021

WA Seniors Week 2021 kicks off today – Western Australia Government


At 83, the 'Nimblewill Nomad' found more than inner peace, hiking 3,500km into record books – ABC News


Latest news for veterans – Department of Veterans' Affairs




8 November 2021

How much you need at retirement to live on $80,000 a year – The New Daily


New program helps people find their way forward after dementia diagnosis – University of Sydney


In the ICU where only Maria is vaccinated, others die in disbelief – The Age




6 November 2021

Grandparents and informal carers falling through support gaps – Your Life Choices


Eat oats every day to get a head start on beating the Christmas battle of the bulge – The New Daily


Transition Care Program to ease NT hospital pressure - Minister for Senior Australians and Aged Care Services


Scientists identify the cause of Alzheimer’s progression in the brain – University of Cambridge



5 November 2021

Legal service links rising house prices to high rates of elder abuse – ABC News


Carers National News – Carers Australia


Mystery grandparents pay off dozens of toy shop laybys – The Age


Trial of new aged care Quality Indicators kicks off in January – The Weekly Source


Brain degeneration and low protein link – new study – National Seniors Australia


‘Live’ brain models used in hunt for Alzheimer’s treatment – University of Queensland


Life expectancy hits a new high – Australian Bureau of Statistics


4 November 2021

Workforce Narrative [report] – Aged Care Workforce Industry Council


Workforce Narrative [report download] - Aged Care Workforce Industry Council


Will Govt support Bill to end Cashless Welfare Card? - CPSA


The catalysts for change: scaling home care in Australia – Australian Ageing Agenda


Proposed law introduces pricing caps for home care - Australian Ageing Agenda


Art and Music – Alzheimer's Association




3 November 2021

Aged care staff turnover 30% p.a. but Village Managers is greater – 51% leave the sector within three years – The Weekly Source


Research points to local solutions for aged care workforce shortages – Community Care Review


Unspent funds hit $10k per client – Community Care Review


COTA Asustralia News – COTA Australia


COTA Connects – COTA Victoria


COVID-19 vaccination mandate needed for aged care visitors in Queensland, peak body says – ABC News


Proposed law introduces pricing caps for home care – Australian Ageing Agenda


A new strategy for Alzheimer’s disease treatment targets cell-wide protein malfunction – National Institute on Aging




2 November 2021

Aged Care Quality Bulletin #34 – October 2021 – Aged Care Quality and Safety Commission


Have your say on protecting the rights of people with disability – Queensland Government


McGowan Government delivers payment boost for grandcarers – Western Australia Government


Afternoon nap improves mental agility in older people – The New Daily


Forward with dementia - Centre for Healthy Brain Ageing (CHeBA)




1 November 2021

Pfizer booster jab reduces risk of COVID hospital stint by 93 per cent – The Sydney Morning Herald


CHeBA Funding Success to Transform ‘Preventable Dementia’ Research - Centre for Healthy Brain Ageing (CHeBA)


Significant increase in calls and reports on abuse, neglect and exploitation of older people and adults: NSW Ageing and Disability Commissioner – The Weekly Source




31 October 2021

How retirement impacts social support and wellbeing - UTS


Keeping Connected: Social Health and Ageing – UNSW Sydney


Grandparents Day – Queensland Government


The mental health challenges facing ageing women: Insights from female baby boomers – Monash University Lens


Dementia patients can make loving and therapeutic connections with robot cats: Study – The New Daily


St Helens mountain bike rider dies after crash on popular Tasmanian trail – ABC News


Research Investigates Views of People Living with Dementia - Centre for Healthy Brain Ageing (CHeBA)




30 October 2021

New app from National Acoustic Laboratories improves communication at hearing health clinics - National Acoustic Laboratories


New app from National Acoustic Laboratories improves communication at hearing health clinics – Hearing Australia


Palliative care services in Australia – Australian Institute of Health and Welfare


Queensland Police record keeping error sees stolen cars confiscated from new blameless owners – ABC News


Significant increase in calls and reports on abuse, neglect and exploitation of older people and adults: NSW Ageing and Disability Commissioner – The Weekly Source



29 October 2021

Dementia Australia, Eldercare and Aspire4Life among the big winners in the 2021 Future of Ageing Awards – Inside Ageing


Rising costs wipe out Age Pension increase – Your Life Choices


Government moves to establish Public Trustee Advisory and Monitoring Board – Queensland Governmenr


Active COVID-19 cases among aged care residents and staff continue to rise – The Weekly Source


Free shingles vaccine extended for seniors – National Seniors Australia


“The more things change, the more they stay the same”: 12 months since the Aged Care Royal Commission’s final hearing – where are we now? - The Weekly Source


Aged care losses expected to continue for next two years as COVID-19 funding ends, says StewartBrown – is it time to renew the push for user pays? - The Weekly source


Unspent funds hit $10k per client – Community Care Review


Pingelly pioneers virtual aged care to keep older residents in their homes – ABC News


Former lawyer Tracey-Anne Smith who ripped off elderly clients walks from court after defrauding WWII refugee – ABC News


Clever Parkinson's treatment now allows doctors to manipulate brains from 'anywhere in the world' – ABC News


Department of Health 2020 Aged Care Workforce Census – Australian Institute of Health and Welfare


CHeBA Launches Dementias Platform Australia to Make Study of Ageing ‘Truly Global’ - Centre for Healthy Brain Ageing (CHeBA)


11 National Palliative Care Award winners celebrated – Palliative Care Australia


Why body confidence actually grows with age – The Age


Behaviour, falls top causes of adverse events – Australian Ageing Agenda




28 October 2021

Seniors want ‘green bonds’ so they can put money in emissions reduction – The Sydney Morning Herald


Are you getting COVID-19 Disaster Payment for Victoria? - Services Australia


There are changes to the COVID-19 Disaster Payment – Services Australia


COVID Pfizer vaccine booster shots have been approved — here is what we know so far – ABC News


New Program Helps People Find Their Way Forward After a Dementia Diagnosis - Centre for Healthy Brain Ageing (CHeBA)




27 October 2021

Updated: KPMG survey seeks feedback on aged care sector representation – deadline extended to 11:45pm Friday – The Weekly Source


Private Members' bill aims to cap admin fees on Home Care Packages – Aged Care Guide


Providers operating $2m in the red – Australian Ageing Agenda


'Super cold' threatening Australia's post-lockdown summer – Your Life Choices


Dementia therapy: Gadget improves memory and brain processing – The New Daily


Research to improve access to diagnosis for rural prostate cancer patients – Charles Sturt University


Joan Oliver gets law degree aged 75 – Victoria University


The incidence of elder abuse under East Asian cultural background: a systematic review and meta-analysis – Wiley Online Library



26 October 2021

Rivulet Home in South Hobart fails in almost all quality standards in latest damning audit – ABC News


Providers operating $2m in the red – Australian Ageing Agenda


Union concerned trade deal may provide loopholes for overseas aged care companies – Aged Care Guide


New study to assess needs of Canterbury-Bankstown’s dementia community – Western Sydney University


Who Needs a COVID Booster Shot? Experts Answer Common Questions – Scientific american


Can major surgery increase risk for Alzheimer’s disease? - stanford Medicine


Keeping Connected: Social Health and Ageing – Centre for Healthy Brain Ageing (CHeBA)




25 October 2021

Report uncovers harassment and choking death at NT Regis Tiwi aged care home – ABC News




24 October 2021

TGA to consider booster doses as health authorities assure the fully vaccinated that they are protected – ABC News


Dairy foods reduce fractures in aged-care residents: New study – The New Daily


Good nutrition in aged care takes teamwork – Australian Ageing Agenda


Podcast: Age Pension mistakes that will hurt your retirement – Your Life Choices


This 71-year-old Canberra man loves his community — and his heartfelt internet reviews are going viral – ABC News


Optimal blood pressure helps our brains age slower – Australian National University


Hit the sleep ‘sweet spot’ to keep brain sharp – Washington University School of Medicine in St.Louis


Does exercise hold the key to a therapy for the ageing brain? - ABC News




22 October 2021

Trauma training program piloted for NSW care workers – Community Care Review


Aged care COVID-19 cases rise yet 85% of RACS have never had one incident – The Weekly Source


Residential Aged Care Toolkit [for end of life] – End of Life Directions for Aged Care


Enshrining the rights of older CALD people in a new Aged Care Act – Community Care Review




21 October 2021

News for Older Australians – Services Australia


GEN Aged Care Data Factsheets – Australian Institute of Health and Welfare


World Osteoporosis Day – International Osteoporosis Foundation


Vaccine boosters to begin next month, ‘likely’ for whole population – The New Daily


Studies link formal education to reduced risk of Alzheimer's – Alzheimer's Association




20 October 2021

Albury aged care COVID death sparks fear of more cases to come – ABC News


Global Centre for Modern Ageing publications - Global Centre for Modern Ageing


Russia orders new lockdowns in Moscow as COVID deaths continue to climb – ABC News


Queen declines 'Oldie of the Year' award – SBS News


COTA Connects - Victoria - COTAVictoria


48.6ha Anglicare Castle Hill’s $90M modernisation plan reveals future trends – The Weekly Source




18 October 2021

Council’s September and October 2021 Communique (PDF) – Aged Care Workforce Industry Council


Ageism is rife in Australian workplaces — this care worker says she is proof it shouldn't be – ABC News




17 October 2021

Self-reporting in BDF raises accuracy concerns – Australian Ageing Agenda


Paliative Care website – Palliative care – its more than you think.


Victorian Seniors Festival Reimagined – Seniors Online Victoria


Join in and 'get moving' during Veterans' Health Week – Minister for Veterans' Affairs


Financial hardship options for older people – Aged Care Guide


National Carer Wellbeing Survey – Carers Austrlaia


Processed food found to inflame the ageing brain and cause memory loss – The New Daily


Dementia, cancer and stroke recovery big winners for ECU research – Edith Cowan University


Why 83-year-old Everest trainer Les Bridge will never stop – The Sydney Morning Herald


Australia holds inaugural Ageism Awareness Day – Aged Care Guide


New discovery on the progression of dementia in Parkinson’s – Murdoch University


Nutrition in primary care yields health and economic benefits – Griffith University


Current evidence on dietary intakes of fatty acids and mortality – The BMJ




15 October 2021

Three in four aged care deaths in NSW's Delta outbreak were fully vaccinated, data shows – ABC News


The aged care industry insists the sector is in a 'better place' to manage COVID-19 outbreaks, but concerns remain – ABC News


Minister foreshadows big changes to aged care training – Community Care Review


Victoria and NT impose mandatory vaccinations on home care workers – The Weekly Source


Gut Bacteria Change as You Get Older—and May Accelerate Aging – Scientific American


Can major surgery increase risk for Alzheimer’s disease? - Stanford Medicine


$600k for community groups to support isolated seniors – Community Care Review


Royal Commissioner joins community legal support organisation for aged care residents – The Weekly Source




14 October 2021

Ask Paul: My husband has dementia and I'm exhausted protecting him from scammers - Money


Peaks unite to ‘take stock’ of aged care representation – Australian Ageing Agenda


Many at-risk older adults aren’t checking blood pressure at home, or being encouraged to do so – University of Michigan


As a doctor and husband of a woman who chose the timing of her death, I offer some facts on assisted dying – The Sydney Morning Herald


ACT records another COVID-19 death at the Calvary Haydon aged care facility – ABC News


Widely Used Chemical [phthalates ] Linked to 100,000 American Deaths Every Year, Study Finds – Science Alert


Nurses with a combined 100 years experience help deliver COVID-19 vaccines – ABC News


John Skipper celebrates his 100th birthday — with a round of golf – ABC News


New advice could trigger global change in use of aspirin to prevent heart attacks – The Age


News for Older Australians – Services Australia


Blue Origin Launches William Shatner and Crew to the Final Frontier – Scientific American




13 October 2021

National Carers Week highlights the selfless work of Australia's carers – Aged Care Guide


Eliminating excessive admin in aged care gives staff more time to spend with clients – Hello Care


Coronial inquest into death of Alzheimer's patient John Bentley, who went missing from ECH care facility, begins – ABC News


NARI calls for huge home care reform – Aged Care Guide


Aged care staffing crisis is not taken seriously - CPSA




12 October 2021

COVID-19 puts Australians off aged care: survey – SBS News


COVID live updates: Aged care providers want more consistent guidelines for visiting homes – ABC News


Driver hit in head with hammer while giving a lift in suburban Adelaide, police say – ABC News


Aged Care Workforce [and client trauma] - Phoenix


Why easing COVID restrictions could prompt a fierce flu rebound - Nature


Major changes to Centrelink payments announced – Your Life Choices


MIND diet reduces the odds of developing dementia – The New Daily


Statement From The [Victorian] Premier – Government of Victoria




10 October 2021

Aged care RNs eligible for commitment bonus – Australian Ageing Agenda


Survey highlights concerns over aged care platforms – Community Care Review


Recognise and celebrate carers across Australia from 10 - 16 October 2021 – National Carers Week


AMA 'disappointed' by GPs' decision to withdraw services from Mid West aged care homes over compulsory vaccinations – ABC News


Hygiene and Aged Care: no walk in the park – Australian Ageing Agenda


Aged care resident vaccinated alongside Scott Morrison 'a lucky boy' after surviving COVID – ABC News


Free National Dementia Helpline – Dementia Australia


National Dementia Support Program (NDSP) website – Australian Government Department of Health




8 October 2021

A Well-Aged Mind: Maintaining Your Cognitive Health – National Institute of Health


Fed Govt boost for Registered Nurses not for all, says Whiddon CEO Chris Mamarelis – The Weekly Source


Son's search for answers after mother's death in aged care – ABC News


Free Webinar for Victorian Seniors: Everything you need to know about Wills & Powers of Attorney - State Trustees


Look at what the regulator wants to charge operators to become an approved provider – The Weekly Source


Computer lessons for the over 50s - Brisbane Seniors Online


Aged care residents test positive for COVID-19 at Illawarra facility – ABC News




7 October 2021

Are you in NSW and getting COVID-19 Disaster Payment? - Services Australia


Elders council welcome but providers seek answers on other key reforms – Australian Ageing Agenda


New guidance tool could see some aged care sexual assaults unreported for a month, advocates say – ABC News


SIRS decision support tool – Aged Care Quality and Safety Commission


Easy meal ideas for Carers – Nutrition connection


National principles guide providers on visitors – Australian Ageing Agenda


News for Older Australians – Services Australia




6 October 2021

How to Use the Internet Securely: A Guide for Seniors – Australian Cuber Security Centre


Aged Care Quality Bulletin #33 – September 2021 – Aged Care Quality and Safety Commission


What to do if you suspect financial elder abuse – Your Life Choices


Jeff Bezos’ new quest: to ‘cure ageing’ - The Sydney Morning Herald


Lendlease welcomes residents to its first senior living community after 25 years in China – The Weekly Source




5 October 2021

Deadly Falls among the Elderly Are on the Rise – Scientific American


When Should Older Adults Stop Driving? - National Institute of Health


Noosa's Dementia Cafe connects families and friends to make a community – ABC News


Aged care residents to welcome back visitors - Minister for Health and Aged Care


Protein May Reverse Age-Related Memory Loss – National Institute of Health




4 October 2021

Growing old is a lifelong process – International Day of Older Persons 1 October 2021 – Consumer Federation of Australia


Ageing workforce facing discrimination even as demand for carers rises – The New Daily


What price quality in aged care? Findings from a national survey of more than 6500 income taxpayers – Medical Journal of Australia




2 October 2021

Aged Care Council of Elders – Australian Government Department of Health


NSW announces visitor roadmap – Australian ageing agenda


‘Older people shouldn’t be left’: Calls to allow visits for fully vaccinated in aged care – The Age


Optimising oral health in frail older people – Australian Prescriber


Pressure injuries increase while weight loss, restraints drop – Australian Ageing Agenda


American woman, 105, who survived 1918 flu and World War II in Italy dies of COVID – ABC News




1 October 2021

Australians over 60 given access to Pfizer, Moderna COVID-19 vaccines – SBS News


Cognitive function maintained among elderly who feel good about life – University of Michigan


Athol’s Care Story – Home Instead


Police seize over a kilogram of marijuana from elderly woman with cancer – ABC News


CHeBA Launches Dementias Platform Australia to Make Study of Ageing ‘Truly Global’ - Centre for Healthy Brain Ageing


Technology can make older people more lonely – Community Care Review


Keeping Aged Care Residents Connected to Loved Ones – Aged Care Online


Do brain training apps, games and puzzles enhance brain health? - UNSW


Free education to boost palliative care services - QUT


Menopausal hormone therapy and dementia – the BMJ opinion


New treatment for severe corneal inflammation from dry eye disease now listed on PBS - Seqirus




30 September 2021

There are changes to the COVID-19 Disaster Payment – Services Australia


New laws to make retirees spend their super exempt SMSFs – Your Life Choices


Looking after oral health in aged care – Aged Care Guide


Peak calls for plan to restart aged care visits – Australian Ageing Agenda


Study finds no association between caffeine intake and invasive breast cancer risk – University of Buffalo


Keeping your brain healthy as you age – Aged Care Guide


I Have Something to Tell You [disclosing a dementia diagnosis] – Alzheimer's Association


Accessing the right dementia support – Aged CareGuide




29 September 2021

New Data Strengthen The Case For a Simple Diet That Could Protect Against Alzheimer's – Science Alert


Residential Aged Care Quality Indicators — April to June 2021 – Australian Institute of Health and Welfare


Urgent push to reconnect aged care residents with family – The Sydney Morning Herald


In Darwin, the Malak Caravan Park's rezoning could see pensioners evicted – ABC News


Dementia’s toll on US – University of Michigan




28 September 2021

Playgroup bridging the gap between children and elderly – Anglicare Southern Queensland


Elder financial abuse - know the signs and take action – National Seniors Austrlaia


Joe Biden receives COVID-19 booster shot amid global vaccine inequity criticism – SBS News


Shorten calls for independent inspections of NDIS homes in sector’s ‘wild west’ - The Age


Fears 27,000 heart checks missed in pandemic could lead to wave of heart disease: new data – Heart Foundation


Walking Is Good. But Moderate-Vigorous Exercise Boosts Fitness Three Times More – The Brink


Songwriter Frank Paul finally fulfils his dream to record an album at the age of 87 – ABC News




27 September 2021

At different ends of the country, these aged care homes in the Northern Territory and Tasmania share a common trait: they're small – ABC News


How Denise Morgan escaped Melbourne’s house of horrors – The Age


Online brain games can extend in-game ‘cognitive youth’ into old age, UCI-led study finds – UC Irvine


Plan to work past retirement age? This tool helps maximise your pension – The New Daily


Fears 27,000 heart checks missed in pandemic could lead to wave of heart disease: new data – Heart Foundation


Some brain functions may improve with age – National Institute on Aging


Scientists Pinpoint the Uncertainty of Our Working Memory – New York University


Drug that boosts brain’s cleansing system improved symptoms in Alzheimer’s mouse model – National Institute on Aging




25 September 2021

ACT records 19 new COVID-19 cases amid outbreak at aged care facility – SBS News


Seniors Month Queensland website – COTA Queensland



24 September 2021

Aged care staff in Broken Hill, Mildura sacked after refusing COVID-19 vaccine – ABC News


COVID-19 continues to spread in NSW aged care homes but death rate low – The Weekly Source


Aged care sector to be rocked as 20% of workforce prepare to quit: CompliSpace survey – The Weekly Source


What it's like to live in an aged care facility during COVID lockdown – ABC News


Research questions targets on getting young people out of aged care – Community Care Review


Communities for cognitive aging: How neighborhoods may protect the cognitive health of older Americans – University of Michigan



23 September 2021

98 per cent of residential staff jabbed before deadline - Australian Ageing Agenda


Protecting older Australian women from homelessness - Pursuit, University of Melbourne


Dementia carers call for more support as diagnoses set to double by 2058 - SBS News


COVID sees elderly face higher rates of mental health issues, isolation, cognitive decline - ABC News


Meeting the challenge of dementia prevention in Australia - Pursuit, University of Melbourne


What’s the underlying reason for mentioning underlying health conditions in COVID reporting? - CPSA


Services Australia, News for older Australians - Services Australia




22 September 2021

Areas of northern NSW re-enter lockdown as state reports 1,022 new COVID-19 cases - SBS News


Time until dementia symptoms appear can be estimated via brain scan - Washington University School of Medicine St.Lewis


Dementia - World Health Organization


How to age gracefully? It starts with a little resistance - The Age


21 September 2021

Deadly Falls among the Elderly Are on the Rise - Scientific American


Guinness World Records: Japanese sisters certified world's oldest twins - BBC News


‘We can still lead a good life’: People living with dementia speak out against stigma - The New Daily


For people living with dementia, their families and carers - Dementia Australia


Third COVID Vaccine Shot Boosts Protection in Israeli Study - Scientific American


New report looks at the impacts of dementia in Australia - Australian Institute of Health and Welfare


How your pet changes your brain chemistry for the better - The Sydney Morning Herald


Why you shouldn’t make a habit of doing a ‘just in case’ wee — and don’t tell your kids to either - The Conversation




20 September 2021

‘It doesn’t mean I’m stupid’: Dementia rates set to double - The Sydney Morning Herald


Ugly turf war as service providers tussle over NDIS clients with disabilities - The Age


Nerve cell biomarker helps predict mortality risk in older-age adults - National Institute on Aging




18 September 2021

Moving Moments as Queensland seniors and children connect in intergenerational program - ABC News


COVID-vaccine booster shot shows promise in Israeli study - Nature


US panel backs COVID-19 boosters only for elderly, high-risk - The Age


At 101, US woman Virginia Oliver still works catching lobsters and has no plans to stop - ABC News




17 September 2021

Much work to do on transition to rights-based aged care, say stakeholders - Australian Ageing Agenda


Aged care workforce leads the nation in vaccination uptake - Minister for Health and Aged Care


Pfizer bookings for people aged 60 and over brought forward - Government of Western Australia


Queensland’s voluntary assisted dying law passed - Queensland Government


Seven in 10 residents receive antibiotics: study - Australian Ageing Agenda


St Kilda Cycling Club shares the secret to producing Olympic and Paralympic champions - ABC News


As workers age, robots take on more jobs -study - Reuters


Rockpool unveils $44m Sunshine Coast aged care home - Australian Ageing Agenda




16 September 2021

Home care providers ordered to continue services during lockdown - Community Care Review


Services Australia, Older Australians webpage - Australian Government Services Australia


Government data shows increase in care staff, sector highlights resourcing constraints - Aged Care Guide


Aged care residents can walk outside but not meet friends, family after three-month lockdown - ABC News


Mario Amato denies manslaughter of 89-year-old Sheila Marie Capper in Canberra aged care home - ABC News


Court shown CCTV of man with cerebral palsy having cushion pushed against face by carer - ABC News


Keeping Aged Care Residents Connected to Loved Ones - Aged Care Online


New program connects CALD people to aged care services - Community Care Review


COVID-19 in aged care homes in NSW soars 107% as death rate hits 20 - The Weekly Source


Queenslanders with Disability launches new link to virtual community - Queensland Government


A massive study from Israel suggests older adults were far less likely to develop severe COVID-19 after a booster shot, but the finding carries major limitations - Business Insider Australia


‘Most free’ society: Britain to offer COVID booster shots to over 50s - The Age


Can too little or too much sleep increase risk for Alzheimer's? Study supports 'sweet spot' - USA today


Investment bank M.H. Carnegie and Catalyst Health suing Presbyterian Church of Queensland over Townsville aged care home - The Weekly Source




15 September 2021

Australian age pension - 20 September 2021 - Industry Super Funds


COVID-19 restrictions easing for NSW aged care residents - ABC News


COVID live updates: Sydney nursing home Newmarch House on alert after doctor tests positive - ABC News


Aged care in nursing homes: new website reports on the underbelly - CPSA


UK plans COVID boosters for over 50s to cope with "bumpy" winter - Reuters


Nipple Reconstruction Surgery and Nipple Tattoos - BREASTCANCER.ORG


Miracle in Mandurah: Woman, 83, found in bush near home after two days missing - WA Today


Set up and use [Apple] Find My Friends - Apple


Share your real-time location with others – or others with you [on Android] - Google Maps


Don’t suffer in silence paying energy bills - CPSA


ATO’s downsizing contributions into super down to age 60 in July 2022: win for LLCs and CAPs - The Weekly Source


New retirement village competition: largest build-to-rent CAPs development kicks off in Melbourne - The Weekly Source


Comparing seniors who relocate long-distance shows where you live affects your longevity - Massachusetts institute of Technology


Targeting prostate cancer metabolism - Flinders University




14 September 2021

Roving vaccination teams to target lagging nursing homes ahead of deadline - The Sydney Morning Herald


Most Aussies willing to pay more for quality aged care - InSight+


Dementia and psychotropic medicines - NPS Medicinewise


More Australians are retiring with a big mortgage. Should they use superannuation to pay it off? - ABC News


CEOs cast doubt on home care reform - Community Care Review


Most vulnerable excluded from Disability Support Pension - Brotherhood of St Laurence


Social media's 'grandfluencers' debunking aging myths - ABC News


Townsville endurance runner Ross Johnston, 70, eyes 120km challenge - ABC News


13 September 2021

Tasmanian Catholic group says Archbishop's position on unvaccinated priests contrary to Pope - ABC News


Anonymous reporting tool exposes failures in aged care - Aged Care Guide


Online brain games can extend in-game ‘cognitive youth’ into old age, UCI-led study finds - University of California


Seniors struggle with anxiety when personal needs not met - University of Michigan


'On for young and old': South Australia allows over 60s access to Pfizer vaccine - SBS News


The Palliative Care Education Directory - PaCE


Understanding Palliative Care - A guide for people with cancer, their families and friends - Palliative Care Austrlaia


If you’re over 60, there’s no sense in ‘waiting for Pfizer’. Here’s why you should get AstraZeneca today - CQ University


Preventing falls in adults - Flinders University


Majority of older [US] adults say health care workers should have to get COVID-19 vaccine - University of Michigan


11 September 2021

Trust in aged care at two-year low - Australian Ageing Agenda 8 September 2021.


WA Police charge Perth accountant Joseph Papalia amid investment fraud investigation - ABC News 10 September 2021.


Government concessions— our campaign puts dollars back in your pocket - National Seniors Australia, September 2021.


ACU develops new aged care courses - Australian ageing Agenda 11 August 2021.



10 September 2021

Bill calls for RNs on site at all times - Australian Ageing Agenda 10 September 2021.


Tasmanian Catholic call for priests with 'conscientious objection' to COVID vaccines to be allowed into aged care - ABC News 9 September 2021.


10 per cent of staff still unvaccinated - Australian Ageing Agenda 10 September 2021.


Home care workforce getting younger, more qualified - Community Care Review 8 September 2021.


Jobs Boost For Disability Sector A Win-Win For Victorians - Governmet of Victoria 9 September 2021.


Free recipe book for aged care homes - Australian Ageing Agenda 10 September 2021.


Territorians aged 60 and older in urban Darwin can now access Pfizer coronavirus vaccine - ABC News 9 September 2021.




9 September 2021

Direct care roles on the rise - Australian ageing Agenda 8 September 2021.


Introducing our Pension Loans Scheme calculator - Services Australia 28 August 2021.


Do you need to show proof of your COVID-19 vaccinations? - Services Australia 7 September 2021.


Living with dementia: An insight for health professionals and carers - NPS Medicinewise 7 October 2020.


CPSA News Articles - CPSA 8 September 2021.


Quensland Seniors Month website - Quensland Seniors Month, September 2021.


Mental health of older adults - World Health Organization 12 December 2017.


Lifeline website - Lifeline, September 2021.




8 September 2021

Repeat COVID-19 Positive Tests in Nursing Home Residents Identified Following Natural Infection - Yale 26 August 2021.


Thirteen injured after violent incident at Traralgon aged care home - ABC News 7 September 2021.


Elderly man suffers life-threatening head injury after being punched on Adelaide street - ABC News 8 September 2021.


The Baby Boomers’ Guide to Life in the 21st Century - Community Broadcasting Association of Australia 18July 2021.


Engaging older adults in an online physical activity programme to improve cognition: A qualitative study - Geriatric Psychiatry 19 August 2021.


Hot pack or cold pack: which one to reach for when you’re injured or in pain - The Conversation 7 September 2021.


Rental village operator Eureka achieves 98% occupancy and 38.3% EDITDA across 2191 homes - The Weekly source 7 September 2021.


Aspen Group reveals 33% compound growth across its portfolio - The Weekly Source 7 September 2021.




7 September 2021

Call to keep aged care assessments with the public health experts - The Sydney Morning Herald 7 September 2021.


Police traffic stop saves elderly driver from scammer claiming to be from major bank - ABC News 7 September 2021.


Central Coast pensioners relieved they can stay in homes as Presbyterian Church sells - ABC News 6 September 2021.


'National shame': Scott Morrison concedes Australia is failing to protect women - SBS News 6 September 2021.


Disability Support Pension applicants are being forced into poverty, inquiry hears - SBS News 6 September 2021.


Sharemarkets soared in the pandemic. So should you sell out now, or stay for the ride? - The New Daily 6 September 2021.




6 September 2021

Experts call for more rapid antigen testing for next phase of life with COVID-19 - ABC News 4 September 2021.


Dubbo Aboriginal elder Frank Doolan praises community for COVID-19 lockdown efforts in western NSW - ABC News 4 September 2021.


Unncessary medical costs pushing financially stressed foster carers to bow out - ABC Newss 5 September 2021.


Before he died, my father showed me how to pierce grief with laughter - The Age 5 September 2021.


Repeat COVID-19 Positive Tests in Nursing Home Residents Identified Following Natural Infection - Yale School of Public Health 26 August 2021.


Latest news for veterans - Department of Veterans' Affairs, September 2021.


Australia's oldest motorbike postie completes his final mail route on Magnetic Island - ABC News 4 September 2021.




3 September 2021

Website tracking understaffing in aged care gets hundreds of reports within two months - ABC News 3 September 2021.


Aged Care Watch website - United Workers Union, September 2021.


New Behaviour Support Plan requirements for residential aged care providers from 1 September - The Weekly Source 1 September 2021.


Make ladder safety a priority for DIY dads - Queensland Government 2 September 2021.


Fair Work Commission decision on 25% pay raise for aged care workers won’t be made until July 2022 - The Weekly Source 2 September 2021.


Buying time for Australians creeping closer to Alzheimer's - Australian National University 28 July 2021.


83% of aged care workers vaccinated as figure jumps 10% in seven days - The Weekly Source 2 September 2021.


Understanding Palliative Care : A guide for people with cancer, their families and friends - Cancer Council, September 2021.


Your zip code may be a factor in how long you’ll stay active - Yale News 23 August 2021.


Over 60 and waiting for the Pfizer COVID vaccine? You could die waiting - ABC News 3 September 2021.


Federal government to letterbox over 60s urging them to get the AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine - ABC News 2 September 2021.


Increased [student visa holder] workforce support for aged care - Minister for Health 30 August 2021.


Survey finds confidence in home care dropping - Community Care Review 1 September 2021.


Palliative care advice for all Victorians - Palliative Care, September 2021.


Number of people with dementia set to jump 40% to 78 mln by 2030 -WHO - Reuters 3 September 2021.


World failing to address dementia challenge - World Health Organization 2 September 2021.




2 September 2021

Aged care peak bodies put the Government on notice - Aged Care Guide 24 August 2021.


Introducing our Pension Loans Scheme calculator - Services Australia 28 August 2021.


Menu audit tool targets quality - Australian Ageing Agenda 31 August 2021.


Alzheimer’s, Inc.: When a Hypothesis Becomes Too Big to Fail - Scientific American 25 August 2021.


80yo Launceston man weighed just 38kg when he died 'lonely death' of hypothermia - ABC News 1 September 2021.


$383 million reasons why we need a simple blood test for rheumatoid arthritis - University of South Australia 1 September 2021.


Study highlights lack of BPSD clinical pathway - Australian Ageing Agenda 30 August 2021.




1 September 2021

Push to get more than 60,000 aged care workers vaccinated as deadline looms - The Age 31 August 2021.


ACSA and BCCM MOU expands opportunity for diverse models of aged care - Aged & Community Services Australia 30 August 2021.


New research shows health and wellbeing benefits of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander community controlled art centres - National Ageing Research Institute 6 August 2021.


Survey of the Aged Care Quality Standards - KPMG, August 2021.


Stanford-developed biological clock serves as new way to track aging - The Stanford Daily 17 August 2021.


Home Care Packages: aids and equipment may be harder to get - CPSA 1 September 2021.


Vitamin D deficiency may impair muscle function - Garvan Institute 21 April 2021.


Octogenarian stunt pilot Chris Sperou defies the clock to continue making memories in the air - ABC News 31 August 2021.


Cognitive decline may help predict future fracture risk in women - Garvan Institute 21 July 2021.


EXCLUSIVE Thailand's elderly lag behind in COVID vaccination drive, data show - Reuters 31 August 2021.