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Aged care homes sought for 'Befriending' research project

Do you have residents with symptoms of depression, anxiety or loneliness? We are recruiting older people living in residential aged care for a trial of ‘befriending’ – regular conversation with a new friend to talk about topics of mutual interest. Read more

Age-positive language guide

As part of our commitment to combatting ageism, NARI has developed 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

Agreement between Deakin University and NARI to strengthen ageing reserach in Victoria

A Memorandum of Understanding between NARI and Deakin University will deliver solutions for older people through new approaches to research and education. Read more

Annual Reports

The National Ageing Research Institute's Annual Reports highlight programs and achievements for the year. Read more

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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. Read more

Behind the research

Meet NARI research fellow Dr Andrew Simon Gilbert Read more

CALD Dementia Research Action Plan launched

Despite people from CALD backgrounds comprising over one-third of Australia’s older population, they are under-represented in dementia research, which potentially translates into less than optimal care. Read more

Caregiving, dementia and incontinence: an open online course

The National Ageing Research Institute (NARI) is proud to announce the launch of our open online course Caregiving, Dementia and Incontinence. This free 5 week course is designed to support carers of people living with dementia and continence care needs. Read more

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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

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

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Donate to our 2022 winter appeal

NARI needs your help now to continue our important work to improve the quality of life and health of older people. Please donate to help us to realise our vision of a world where older people are respected, healthy and included. Read more