This plan, developed by the National Ageing Research Institute, with support from Seniors Rights Victoria, the Office of Public Advocate and community service providers, identifies gaps and sets out ten priorities to address elder abuse.
People are living thirty years longer than they did a century ago but our social structures are slow to adapt. Australia’s workplaces, educational, health and community institutions need to be rethought and reinvented to gain optimal outcomes for the new longevity economy to function effectively...
The aim of this scoping study is to consider how elder abuse is conceptualised across different dimensions and settings, what mechanisms and interventions have been used to ameliorate abuse, and how effective these interventions have been.
Background: Epilepsy is a common neurological disease with a high prevalence in people aged 65 years or older. Therefore, an understanding of the disease is important. The objective of this article was to determine older people’s knowledge of epilepsy.