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Time for a technological revolution in aged care

New Australian research has found that the more social interactions aged care recipients have, the better their cognitive function. And researchers argue that the government should help keep aged care residents socially engaged using technology. Academics from Macquarie University, along ...

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Fighting ageism with digital storytelling

Academics are drawing links between ageism in society and increased instances of elder abuse. To combat this, a collaboration between researchers from Swinburne University and Eastern Community Legal Centre has developed a slew of digital stories to help dispel myths ...

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A hit in aged care, Star Wars video games are

A group of aged care residents have shot down stormtroopers, defended AT-ATs and explored Hoth – all in the name of cognitive stimulation. University of New England postgraduate student Alex McCord – who completed neuropsychological testing of 24 Feros Care residents before, ...

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