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Preparing for the Baby Boomer wave

The retirement of the baby boomer generation will significantly alter how and where aged care services are delivered in the future, Bernard Salt has told the ACSA conference. The mass retirement of the Baby Boomer generation will fundamentally transform the ...

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A whole new world

Providers need to speak to the growing social networking community, expert tells the ACSA conference. Aged care providers need to tap into social media in order to market themselves to the next wave of customers and to create positive brand ...

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Geriatric medicine education hits the digital age

UWA launches new interactive education tool. Medical students at The University of Western Australia played a key role in the development of a new interactive tool called e-ageing, which will help them learn the foundations of geriatric medicine. e-ageing, recently ...

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Aspirin under the microscope

Major new study to examine aspirin’s potential to improve the health of older Australians. Aspirin has long posed a headache for medical experts, about whether it should play a leading role in the effort to reduce heart attack and stroke ...

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Volunteers head into the community

Victorian provider launches pilot community volunteering program. Residential aged care providers have long been aware of the benefits volunteers bring to residential facilities. But now, a prominent Victorian provider is looking to recruit volunteers to its community care operations. Leading ...

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New CEO for BCS announced

Former CFO, Ross Low, takes the reins. Baptist Community Services – NSW & ACT (BCS) has announced the appointment of Ross Low as its new CEO. Low succeeds Dr June Heinrich, who retired on Friday. An extensive search process for ...

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The earlier, the better

Public education is central aim of dementia awareness week. What are the early warning signs of dementia and the benefits of early diagnosis are among the topics to be discussed by an internationally recognised authority on ageing at an upcoming ...

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