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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 villages.com.au 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.