Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Pets, touch and COVID-19: Why our furry friends are lifesavers

Lockdowns, job losses and social isolation have been the hallmarks of 2020 as COVID-19 tightens its grip on the world, not only infecting millions and leaving a mounting death toll, but also denying humans the most basic ...

Alzheimer's disease & dementia

New evidence-based guidelines on music for people with dementia

Researchers from Western Sydney University's MARCS Institute for Brain, Behavior and Development have published a new research paper and recommended guidelines for music use for people with dementia after a successful trial ...

Gerontology & Geriatrics

Aged care facilities boosted by disaster toolkit

A free national resource is helping aged care providers ensure they are optimally prepared for fires, floods and other emergencies, equipped to respond comprehensively and recover swiftly.

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