seniors

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

Giant cell arteritis and polymyalgia rheumatica

What is giant cell arteritis? Giant cell arteritis (also known as temporal arteritis) is a condition where there is inflammation

Dementia linked to overcooked food

When food is cooked, a number of chemical changes occur. Many of these are positive as they add to the

Parkinson’s disease: medication treatment options

Parkinson’s is a progressive neurological condition, which is characterised by both motor (movement) and non-motor symptoms. It is primarily related

Bell’s palsy

Bell’s palsy is a sudden weakness (paralysis) in the muscles on one side of the face. This produces a strange,

Male menopause

As they age, many men worry about what they might expect and whether there is such a thing as the

Brain health in old age

With life expectancy on the rise, quality of life in our later years is becoming increasingly important. So keeping our

Parkinson’s symptoms

Parkinson’s is a progressive neurological condition, which is characterised by both motor (movement) and non-motor symptoms. The provisional medical diagnosis

Dementia: behavioural and psychological symptoms

The term dementia refers to a group of conditions that cause a progressive widespread decline in brain function. There are

Do self-management support programs work for chronic conditions?

The prevalence of chronic health conditions continues to rise in Australia alongside our ageing population. In addition, the risk of

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