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Green space linked to better cognitive health

Living in greener neighbourhoods might help slow cognitive decline associated with ageing, researchers have suggested. Published in Environmental Health Perspectives, the Barcelona Institute for Global Health (ISGlobal) study found that loss in cognitive functions among older cohorts was slightly slower ...

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Watching football good for the mind: dementia expert

Watching football can be good for mental wellbeing, a dementia expert says. Professor Alistair Burns said older people in particular can benefit from watching classic football matches such as England’s 1966 World Cup final victory. Burns, who is NHS England’s ...

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Means test task force members announced

The government has announced a new taskforce charged with the creation of a simpler means test form for people entering aged care. Human Services Minister Michael Keenan said the taskforce will also provide recommendations on faster means testing, including for ...

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