UNSW researchers have developed Viv, an artificial intelligence-driven companion aimed at improving the lives of people living with dementia.
Bolton Clarke Research Institute is investigating personal amplification devices, which use digital technology to enhance speech, as a low-cost alternative to hearing aids.
Nurse practitioners and physicians are similarly likely to inappropriately prescribe medications to older patients, new research from the US reveals.
Aged care workers want to be more meaningfully engaged with residents living with dementia, yet face challenges like staff shortages and time constraints.
Australians with dementia who move into residential aged care after a hospital stay are less likely to be readmitted within one year, according to the AIHW.
While high blood pressure (BP) is a known risk factor for dementia, new research suggests that fluctuating BP can also increase this risk in older people.
Dementia Australia is sharing the results of the survey of more than 100 people to highlight the impacts of caring roles and to remind carers of the National Dementia Helpline.
IDC2024 will bring together the latest in dementia research and care from 5–6 September 2024 at the Hilton Sydney.
A clinical trial for the treatment of mild cognitive impairment among older people signals the efficacy and safety of Sailuotong, a novel herbal extract, as a potential treatment.
A national study is set to explore whether there has been a generational change in brain health, following major increases in the number of Australians aged 65 and over.
Calvary and the University of Sydney have teamed up to trial and evaluate a new program to help aged care residents with mild to moderate dementia remain healthy and independent.
Dementia Australia and Parliamentary Friends of Dementia have released an action plan to make New South Wales a more dementia-friendly state.
People over the age of 60 treated for their high blood pressure have a 26% lower risk of dementia compared to those untreated, according to a UNSW research study.
A new cause of cell death in Alzheimer's disease and vascular dementia has been revealed, following an examination of post-mortem human brain tissue of patients with dementia.
The Caring Futures Institute is using eye-tracking technology to drive improvements in self-reported quality of care and quality of life information from older people.