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Epistemological erasure: The subject of abuse in the problematization of ‘elder abuse’

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.
Report

Suicide and its prevention for ageing farmers: final report

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.
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Ageism isn’t the only barrier keeping older workers out of jobs

Ageism isn’t the only barrier keeping older workers out of jobs.
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Legislated review of aged care 2017

The Australian Government has announced major initiatives in home care services and improved access to the My Aged Care system, as it releases this report.
Report

Dementia and the impact of stigma

People living with dementia and carers experience embarrassing situations, feel strongly disconnected, feel less competent and sometimes feel useless, this survey has found.
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Trends in severe disability among elderly people

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...
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Vision problems in older Australians

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...
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The Mechanisms of Neuroprotection by Melatonin in Cerebral Ischaemia Reperfusion

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...