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.
The importance of managing pain in residential aged care has been highlighted in a House of Representatives Inquiry into quality of care.
In a novel way to combine exercise with fun, a new playground has opened in Hoppers Crossing… for seniors.
NARI’s Director Associate Professor Briony Dow and Director of Social Gerontology Dr Bianca Brijnath have contributed opinions on ageing in the media.