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Dementia funding announced for high-tech care

The federal government has announced it is putting $5.3 million towards projects for people living with dementia, with an emphasis on using innovative technology. Minister for Aged Care Ken Wyatt said the commitment will fund the trialling of technology to ...

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Bedding fabric to monitor residents’ health

What if bedding could tell you about a resident’s health? That’s what Australian researchers are exploring as part of a $1.7 million government-funded program. The project team plans to fix flexible, unbreakable electronics into bedding products to enable real-time monitoring of ...

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#Every3Seconds: dementia campaign launches worldwide

International and Australian dementia organisations are reminding the public that every three second someone is developing dementia. Launched in Chicago on the weekend, the #Every3Seconds campaign is a joint effort between Dementia Australia and 22 other leading dementia organisations across ...

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