Wednesday, 8 April 2020
Most of us look forward to living active, healthy and socially-connected lives as we age. Yet the reality is that many older Australians age in isolation, either alone in their own homes or together in residential aged care.
Wednesday, 13 March 2019
Set to investigate factors that affect women’s health, Dr Michael Hendryx was officially welcomed to the University of Newcastle today as the 2019 US Fulbright Distinguished Chair Scholar.
Tuesday, 16 October 2018
Grandmothers deserve more recognition for their role as caregivers and some are at risk of being overburdened, according to a report from the Australian Longitudinal Study on Women’s Health.
Tuesday, 14 August 2018
We all have rights that are protected under United Nations conventions. Do we need extra safeguards to protect these rights for older people? These are the issues that were discussed at the United Nations last month.
Monday, 16 October 2017
The NSW Government has $1.3m in grants available to fund innovative and strategic projects that aim to make local communities more responsive and inclusive of the needs of older people.
Wednesday, 14 June 2017
Women who experience intimate partner violence have significant, long-term physical and mental health problems according to researchers from the University of Newcastle who tracked three generations of women for 16 years.
Tuesday, 9 May 2017
The University of Newcastle’s Professor Julie Byles has been appointed as Global Innovation Chair in Responsive Transitions in Health and Ageing.
Monday, 8 May 2017
A team of researchers from the University of Newcastle (UON) has been awarded a Liveable Communities Grant to identify how to best meet the housing needs of an ageing population.