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.
Media inquiries: Penny Underwood on (03) 9818 8540 or
Be a friend, befriend an older person
The National Ageing Research Institute is recruiting volunteers to take part in a befriending program, one of the first to be run in Australia.
NARI welcomes $185 million ageing and dementia research package
The National Ageing Research Institute has welcomed the establishment of a $185 million medical research packaged focused on ageing, aged care and dementia.
ROYAL COMMISSION INTO AGED CARE WELCOMED BY NATIONAL AGEING RESEARCH INSTITUTE
The National Ageing Research Institute today welcomed the announcement by the Federal Government of a Royal Commission into Aged Care in Australia.
Two Victorian firsts, Elder Abuse action plan and screening tool
NARI has received almost $60,000 from the State Trustees Australia Foundation to trial a new Elder Abuse Screening Instrument (AUSI). A Victorian-first, this elder abuse screening instrument aims to identify cases of elder abuse. Earlier this year it launched Victoria’s first action plan to tackle elder abuse.
VICTORIA’S FIRST COMMUNITY ACTION PLAN TO TACKLE ELDER ABUSE LAUNCH
EMBARGOED 12:01AM THURSDAY 15 February 2018
The first action plan developed specifically to assist the community to tackle elder abuse in Victoria was launched today by Colleen Pearce, Public Advocate of Victoria.