FECCA Chair, Pino Migliorino told a Sydney forum on Wednesday that the aged care system should stop treating CALD seniors as a ‘special needs’ group and instead start identifying them as core business.
To coincide with World Elder Abuse Awareness Day, the Australian Association of Gerontology in partnership with Advocare and Australian Ageing Agenda, will host a webinar on June 12 to explore the gender differences associated with elder abuse.
Alzheimer’s Australia SA has produced and launched a suite of industry specific short films to help all Australians recgonise the signs of dementia in people they may meet during an ordinary day at work.
Alzheimer’s Disease International (ADI) and Bupa have launched a joint 10-point global charter for people with dementia setting out their universal rights to care and support.
NCAN, a web-based communication network has been launched to unite CALD ageing groups online to push for greater recognition of the needs of older people.
Alzheimer’s Australia Victoria has called for urgent action in the area of dementia and driving to address the high cost of driving assessments and inadequate access to alternative transport options.
Funding applications for programs that strengthen aged care services and promote healthy ageing are open