Several NARI researchers have received awards over the past month, including the prestigious Tall Poppy Award.
CALD Australians make up nearly 30 per cent of the nation’s population but are represented in less than ten per cent of dementia research studies.
The annual gala dinner was a night to remember with an enthralling insight into the life and career of Sir John Monash.
The past year have been a time of expansion and growth for NARI - expansion in the scope and reach of our research.
Here at NARI we are acutely aware that research into how we can reduce social isolation for older people is greatly needed.
As I have said many times, the shocking stories of ill-treatment and abuse in nursing homes, whilst hopefully rare, are never acceptable.
Elder abuse was in the spotlight at NARI’s annual seminar with presenters addressing different aspects about the issue to a 100-strong audience.
Around 6.5 per cent of all hospital admissions are potentially avoidable, according to research by the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare.
Early findings to see whether video-interpreting for older CALD people with dementia reveal that the experience is positive if the technology works.
Student Thalia Kourelis came to MARC to learn more about ageing research and left with more than she anticipated.