Thank-you to those who attended the 8th International Conference on Ageing and Spirituality which was held in Canberra 27 - 30 October. Videos and Powerpoint presentations from the conference are now available online to watch and download.
A leading researcher in ageing and spiritual life says the culture in Australia is changing and this must include the increasing need for qualified staff to provide care in residential aged care facilities.
We have had a ‘country-changing’ week after the Christchurch terrorist attack from a right wing white extremist. Our immediate reactions have been remarkable grief and compassion across the country, led by our Prime Minister Jacinta Arden. The Government has committed to gun law changes. But lacking in the discussion is the ongoing understandings
It is well established in the scientific literature that there is a positive correlation between religion and health, wellbeing and life satisfaction in later life. It is also well established that religious participation in communities of faith results in people living into older adulthood with supports, connections, and outlets for social integr
The Australian Government Department of Health (the department) has now released a single set of quality standards that is attempting to better reflect the expectations of older people and reduce unnecessary red-tape for providers.