NARI’s social gerontology division has initiated CALD-ren, a national research engagement network, for people wanting easy access to CALD communities.
NARI teams with ACAS to trial videoconferencing with interpreters for aged care assessments on older people from CALD backgrounds.
NARI has been contracted to evaluate SUBSTANCE.
Research begins to explore the potential of art centres, located in remote communities, to provide support to older Aboriginal people.
NARI researcher Christel Lemmon assessed the very last twin in September for the Older Australian Twins Study.
Dr Sue Malta was part of the Experts’ Forum that met to discuss issues arising from the Victorian Parliamentary Inquiry into retirement villages.
NARI researchers are increasingly being asked to present at conferences and forums on a range of issues.
Our research team has expanded by eleven people who will be working in our social and clinical gerontology teams.
NARI will work on a national elder abuse prevalence study in collaboration with the Australian Institute of Family Studies and other organisations.
Patricia Edgar, Don Edgar & Briony Dow discuss how society needs a broader approach to health for the middle aged.