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Research links air pollution and dementia

Air pollution has been linked to an increased risk of developing dementia later in life, Australian researchers have found. A study published in the Journal of Alzheimer’s Disease on Wednesday shows rates of dementia were more likely when people were ...

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Can we reverse the brain’s ageing?

A new study has found that we can train our brains to be better at multitasking as we age with some simple practice. As we age, multi-tasking becomes more troublesome. Keeping a conversation while completing another task can be difficult, ...

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Meals on Wheels calls for extra funding

Support group Meals on Wheels has called on the federal government to double funding for meal support, describing malnutrition among older Australians as a “silent epidemic”. On Meals on Wheels day on Wednesday, the organisation also launched a new recipe ...

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Troubled Earle Haven village plans to expand

A Queensland retirement village where high-care residents were evacuated amid chaotic scenes last month plans to expand its independent living facilities. The Earle Haven Retirement Village has lodged plans with Gold Coast City Council to build new independent living homes ...

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