The $7 Medicare co-payment is no more. Instead, the government has put forward a new package of measures with the aim of making Medicare more sustainable. more
Attrition and working conditions are amongst chief worries in survey. By Dallas Bastian. more
Dr Dennis Gillings was appointed world dementia envoy by UK Prime Minister David Cameron on behalf of the then G8 group of nations in February. more
Most Australians who are looking at aged-care options for their relatives are spending half a year perusing facilities – and suitability is a key checkpoint. more
hey insist caused their heart attacks will share in a half million-dollar settlement. more
Organisations and community providers need to acknowledge and understand the fears that exist among staff surrounding dementia before positive change in the way care is provided can take place, a dementia consultant has argued. more
Getting too much sleep may increase the risk of having a stroke, scientists say. more
Driverless cars may soon be on Australia’s roads, helping older people in the community and in aged-care lead independent lives. more
Researchers in Japan say black tea could help treat osteoporosis, a bone condition affecting older people, but admit you need to drink an awful lot of it. more
A skin test could help detect conditions including Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s diseases, a new study suggests. more
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