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This paper presents a critical review of articles drawn from literature pertaining to elder abuse, to identify current directions leading the development of empirical research in this field.
News of farmer suicides has reached media forums and reports, there has been a Senate enquiry into suicide and there have been studies and intervention programs focusing on rural suicide. Yet the number of farmer suicides is not reducing.
Ageism isn’t the only barrier keeping older workers out of jobs.
Still waiting to be heard... Report on the Inquiry into the Hearing Health and Wellbeing of Australia
This report argues that hearing health must be treated as a national health priority, and provides recommendations to help achieve this.
This paper assesses the most recent evidence on trends in disability among the population aged 65 and over in 12 OECD countries: Australia, Belgium, Canada, Denmark, Finland, France, Italy, Japan, the Netherlands, Sweden, the United Kingdom and the United States. The focus is on reviewing...
Visual impairment is an important health issue facing the present and future generations of older Australians because it can affect physical, functional, emotional and social wellbeing, and reduce quality of life. The main aim of this bulletin is to present the most reliable, robust and...
Presents the outcomes of a forum of resident advocacy groups, universities, industry, ombudsman schemes, government agencies and regulators on the future of retirement housing regulation in Victoria.
Stroke is a major cause of death and the highest cause of morbidity worldwide. In NZ, the elderly and Maori and Pacific Island ethnicities are most affected. With failure of many neuroprotectant agents, current clinical therapy is limited to the use of thrombolytics to treat...