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We know the system of home-based aged care isn’t working well – it lacks integration, is mostly labour-driven and susceptible to workforce challenges, and uses limited technology that could benefit older people and the staff working to
This week (Tuesday), the Victorian Minister for Innovation, Medical Research and the Digital Economy, the Hon Jaala Pulford visited the Turner Institute for Brain and Mental Health to meet its researchers and learn first hand about their
Monash University has been awarded one million dollars from the MRFF to improve access to rehabilitation treatments for people living with dementia in the community.
Dementia epidemiologist A/Prof Joanne Ryan from the School of Public Health and Preventive Medicine is one of three leaders on a US $5.2 million multiple principal investigator grant from the US National Institutes of Health, that will enable the
New data from a Monash University study of more than 36,400 people at midlife has found that relatively well postmenopausal women have less healthy brains, and potentially higher future risk of dementia, than similar aged men with poorer
Professor Jayashri Kulkarni has published an essay in Nature Outlook, asking why depression in women is so misunderstood. The focus in this essay is on menopausal depression. She says it takes a huge toll, but is not widely recognised or
Lonely older Australians experienced immense emotional suffering, suicidal thoughts and felt rejected by society during the pandemic, a study led by Monash Data Futures Institute has revealed.
Fewer years of formal education, diabetes, and physical inactivity have well-documented associations with dementia and cognitive decline in older age. On the flip side, we know relatively little about the factors that can help older individuals stay