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Drone-based fall response system in the works

Australian and Iraqi researchers have designed a fall detection and response system that uses sensors and drones to get help to people before an ambulance arrives. University of South Australia researchers are working with a team from Baghdad’s Middle Technical ...

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Savvy online seniors could teach ‘stranded’ peers

Senior citizens who are thriving in the digital age make perfect teachers for those struggling in the online world, a new report says. National Seniors Australia released its report on digital literacy among older Australians on Tuesday after surveying more ...

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Aged care head nurse vindictive, a bully: judge

The head of nursing at a Queensland aged care facility was drunk on the job and bullied her staff, a court has found. She was also incompetent in her care for residents at the Millmerran Centenary Retirement Village, west of Brisbane, ...

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