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We believe older people should be respected, healthy and included

Seniors Exercise Park Training (Hampton)

NARI is pleased to offer a free professional development workshop about how to use the innovative Seniors Exercise Park (Hampton) for allied health professionals and exercise instructors.


Author: Kathryn Squires

Tips for staying well during COVID-19

NARI has developed practical resources to help older people stay fit, healthy and connected during the COVID-19 pandemic.


Author: Kathryn Squires

Victorian falls and balance service directory

The Victorian Falls and Balance Service Directory provides details of the clinics and programs operated by public hospitals and community health services in Victoria for older people who have had a fall or are at risk of falling.


Author: Kathryn Squires

Art Centres Supporting our Elders

This good news story uses several short films to share the ways in which three Aboriginal community controlled art centres are supporting older people and those living with dementia in remote communities.


Author: Kathryn Squires

Sharing stories in more languages to raise awareness of dementia

Moving Pictures has launched twelve new short films in Italian, Greek, Vietnamese, and Spanish , aimed at raising awareness about dementia among culturally and linguistically diverse communities.


Author: Kathryn Squires

Our Impact


active research projects exploring all aspects of ageing


articles in national, state and specialist media in 2019


peer-reviewed academic papers published in renowned journals over past year

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Latest News

  • From the Director

    NARI was very pleased to celebrate the International Day of Older Persons on October 1, and Australia’s first Ageism Awareness Day. NARI’s vision is “a world where older people are respected, healthy and included”, and part of our approach to achieving this vision is to combat ageism in all its forms. Read more

  • Comprehensive reform of home care system desperately needed

    NARI has today released a Position Paper calling for systemic reform of home care for older Australians, to ensure the long-term sustainability and effectiveness of the system. Read more

  • Combatting ageism by changing language

    To mark Australia’s first Ageism Awareness Day, the National Ageing Research Institute (NARI) has today released an age-positive language guide. The guide provides practical examples of how words, phrases, and images can better portray older people and combat ageism. Read more

  • NARI’s innovative and translational dementia research

    As part of Dementia Awareness Month we have put together some information to show how NARI’s research has real, positive impact on the lives of people living with dementia and their families and carers. Read more