Researchers from UNSW Ageing Futures Institute and Neuroscience Research Australia have published the first study revealing the risk factors for mild cognitive impairment in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander persons
New research from UNSW Ageing Futures Institute researchers and Advance Care Planning Australia highlights the different cultural preferences for individual decisions or family involvement in advance care planning decisions.
Institute researcher Dr Craig Sinclair discusses the importance of advance care planning for older persons in the context of COVID-19.
Using a national longitudinal dataset, Institute researchers have shown that social connectedness strongly influences wellbeing for both Australian-born and migrant older populations
UNSW Ageing Futures Institute is pleased to be supporting this important international debate on the pros and cons of aged care facilities organised by Capacity Australia
Institute members Professors Carmelle Peisah and Andrew Byrnes have published recommendations for mental health practitioners to promote autonomy, connectedness, and dignity for older people during a health crisis
Professor Kaarin Anstey awarded a Road Safety Innovation fund grant to identify measures to detect real-time driver-safety decline for people with early-stage dementia
Institute investigators led by Professor Ester Cerin have been awarded a collaborative grant from the joint UK-NHMRC Built Environment and Prevention Research Scheme to explore the impact of the environment and pollution on cognitive health
New research published by UNSW Ageing Futures Institute researchers highlights the need for better assessment and treatment of sensory disabilities in people living with dementia, particularly those with neuropsychiatric symptoms of dementia