New research reveals people with dementia entering aged care with a new GP experienced a 20 per cent increase in prescribed medication.
The federal government has announced COVID-19 vaccination will now become mandatory for aged-care workers. This comes amid a slow and troubled rollout in the sector.
If new incentives don't work, mandatory policies may be the only way forward in ensuring high COVID vaccine coverage of staff.
A little support could go a long way to help us stay in our homes and age with grace.
Part of the solution to the rising funding problem might be a Medicare-style levy.
If you became suddenly unwell, would your family or health team know your wishes? Here's why advance care planning should be part of Australia's strategic response to COVID-19.
Residential disability care faces many of the same challenges as aged care. Paying close attention to these could help us avert a COVID-19 crisis in Victoria's disability accommodation.
The evidence is in and the answer is clear. We must try and eliminate COVID-19 for the health and economic benefit of Australians of all ages.
Living with your parents is not all about saving money or free childcare, says Dr Edgar Liu from UNSW’s City Futures Research Centre.
From mass climate change movements to cultural genocide of Uighurs in China, here are some of the headline human rights moments that captured Australia’s attention.