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Keeping older Canberrans connected
Pandemic among factors contributing to old age suicide
Reviving productivity growth and improving labour market participation key for sustained recovery from Covid, says OECD
WHO summary of Baseline report for UN Decade of Healthy Ageing is now available in all official UN languages
Looking after yourself and others during heatwaves
City prepares for hot weather spell
Staff shortage emergency: providers and unions call for ADF support and Covid wage payment
Greens Call on McGowan to prioritise prevention, financial and health supports before opening up
HESTA Impact Awards finalists recognised for equality and health achievements
Shutterbugs set to get snapping in new photography competition for WA Seniors Card members
Commonwealth Aged Care Reform sees future changes to Shire services
AMA successfully lobbies against amendments to antipsychotics in aged care
Staying safe during hot weather this summer
Measuring trust in AI
Council telephone surveys
Early data for multivariant Covid vaccine booster shows promise
Covid patients have severely increased levels of oxidative stress and oxidant damage, and glutathione deficiency
Lived experience, diverse backgrounds, strong expertise: Council of Elders on aged care announced
Covid – Omicron update from CMO Professor Paul Kelly 23 December
Safe swimming with EPA beach reports
Almost one in six older Australians report experiencing abuse in last 12 months
Art helping heart and mind of Carinity residents
Lost touch with friends during lockdown? Here’s how to reconnect
RACGP provides guidance for GPs caring for ‘long COVID’ patients
COTA welcomes increased funding to aged care reform package in MYEFO
Social connection and community support through technology grants
Masks Activate Corona Fear
More homes on way for Smithton
COTA Australia welcomes development of new research centre aimed at improving lives of older Australians
Top 3 Covid vaccine questions – Boosters, assessing Omicron severity, and anxiety around holiday period
Play it safe and respect river this summer
Press briefing notes on Human Rights Day
Covid – Omicron update from CMO Professor Paul Kelly
Early heat warning system to help save lives in changing climate
New program to transform activities at Orange Senior Citizens Centre
Stories show NSW seniors have write stuff
Medicines for anxiety and antidepressants trigger post-surgery delirium
Anxiety drugs and antidepressants trigger post-surgery delirium
Indonesian Study reveals missed diagnosis of fungal infections in treated TB patients, with global implications
CE’s Corner December 2021
Breaking down barriers to beach access
Guiding star sets new path for elimination of family violence and sexual violence
New Australian Disability Strategy
Vaccine certificates and digital inclusion
Council to increase housing diversity in commerical zones
Free diary with legal information helps seniors know their rights
Free diary helps seniors know their rights
Study examines impact of bushfires, Covid on older South Coast residents