Media releases

NARI issues media releases about our work and provides comment and information on issues about positive ageing, our research and issues affecting older Australians.

NARI researchers also contribute articles to journals, magazines, radio or other media on request.        

For all media inquiries, please contact:

Rebecca Matthews

Media and Communications Manager

T: +61 3 8387 2314

E: R.Matthews@nari.edu.au

 

 

‘Mask up, look down’ to reduce risk of falls, urge physiotherapists

29/07/20

Leading physiotherapists concerned face masks will increase falls and injuries in older people are urging Australians aged 65 years and older to look down regularly while walking when they are wearing a mask.

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New films tackle elder abuse of people with dementia

17/03/20

The National Ageing Research Institute (NARI) will today launch a new film series: Balancing the older person’s rights and carers needs: Elder abuse in the context of dementia, to provide health and aged care workers with the knowledge and confidence to respond to elder abuse in the context of dementia.

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AGREEMENT BETWEEN DEAKIN UNIVERSITY AND NARI TO STRENGTHEN AGEING RESEARCH IN VICTORIA

09/08/19

A Memorandum of Understanding between the National Ageing Research Institute (NARI) and Deakin University will deliver solutions for older people through new approaches to research and education.

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NARI welcomes Government Funding

08/08/19

Older Victorians across the state will receive the care they need, thanks to the Victorian State Government’s investment into research led by the National Ageing Research Institute

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Falls put under the spotlights at the Royal Commission by National Ageing Research Institute

17/07/19

Dr Frances Batchelor, Director of Clinical Gerontology at the National Ageing Research Institute, has told the Royal Commission into Aged Care Quality and Safety that there is an urgent need for more high-quality research to learn what can effectively prevent falls in residential care, especially for people living with dementia.

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