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Families bearing the cost of caring

Australia now enjoys one of the highest life expectancies in the world, but as our ageing population increases, so too does the pressure placed on the ‘Sandwich Generation’. New national research shows that this demographic of middle-aged adults is now ...

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Muscling residents out of immobility

It’s the simple things in life, like lifting a cup of tea or getting out of a chair without any aids that Hall & Prior hopes to help residents accomplish through a resistance band training program. The program was created ...

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Exercising to delay dementia symptoms

Australian researchers will monitor the brains of people taking part in high-intensity and moderate-intensity exercise to determine which type delays the onset of Alzheimer’s disease symptoms. Dr Belinda Brown from Murdoch University said a lot of research has evaluated physical ...

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