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Who is at the greatest risk of loneliness?

Loneliness Why would the United Kingdom establish a Minister of Loneliness, as they did recently? There is growing evidence that

Can you reduce the age of your brain?

We know that the health of your brain and your body are linked – people who exercise more and eat

Can you prevent dementia?

There are over 400,000 Australians living with dementia and this number is estimated to grow to over half a million

Why does a good night’s sleep gets harder with age?

As people age, their sleeping habits also change. A new review on the sleeping habits of older adults finds that

Diet, telomeres and ageing: are they related?

Telomeres are one of today’s hottest research topics with leading researchers linking them to ageing, health and even longevity. The

Does brain training work?

Does brain training work?

Computer-based brain training is all the rage at the moment with a big emphasis on staving off dementia. But the

Video: Parkinson’s disease awareness

Video transcript Dr. Norman Swan: Most of us take shopping, a walk in the park, doing household chores, and even

Which exercise is best for older obese people?

Overweight and obesity rates continue to rise. Obesity increases age-related decline in health and physical function, and contributes to frailty.

Depression in older people

Older people may be particularly prone to depression because of the increased likelihood that they will be experiencing stressful life

Video: What can be done to prevent falls?

Video transcript Are you, or do you have a relative, aged over 65? Alarmingly one in 3 people over 65

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