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Elder abuse ‘prevalent’

Coinciding with World Elder Abuse Awareness Day, the National Ageing Research Institute has called for elder abuse to be placed on the national agenda.  According to clinical associate professor at NARI Briony Dow, Australia should take elder abuse more seriously, ...

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Carer issues

Carers, cognitive decline and complex health issues can make managing the elderly in an emergency department presentation a difficult situation. A recent study has zoned in on the interactions between emergency nurses and older patients’ family and carers, as an ...

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$9 million boost to dementia research

Queensland premier Campbell Newman has announced a $9 million boost in funding for research on dementia. The Clem Jones Centre for Ageing Dementia Research (CADR) at the University of Queensland will receive this funding increase over the next five years. Based ...

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