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People with diabetes over 65 urged to get flu shot

Older Australians with diabetes are being urged to get the flu shot as winter nears, with warnings they are at higher risk of death from the infection. The more than 650,000 Australians with diabetes aged over 65 are more susceptible ...

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Elderly man knocked over, robbed in Qld

Police are hunting a man who knocked over an 87-year-old man and stole his wallet from the tray of his walking frame outside a Brisbane shopping centre. The elderly man was exiting a shopping centre at Oxley on Sunday morning ...

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Sector reacts to new aged care watchdog

Minister for Aged Care Ken Wyatt today announced new quality benchmarks and checks for aged care homes. The reforms will centre around the establishment of a new national independent Aged Care Quality and Safety Commission that the government hopes will ...

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