19Jun/17

Inaugural NZAG & AAG Trans-Tasman Online Symposium

Australian Association of Gerontology and New Zealand Association in Gerontology are hosting this inaugural half day online symposium. AAG and NZAG have has brought together leaders and experts from Australia and NewRead More…

29May/17

Music, singing and wellbeing: what works?

Source: What Works Wellbeing What music and singing interventions work to improve wellbeing of adults? This research looks at all the available evidence to support better decision-making. These summaries look at music and singing for healthy adults,Read More…

29May/17

Vitamin E for Alzheimer’s dementia and mild cognitive impairment (Cochrane review)

Source: Cochrane Library In this updated review, the authors assess the efficacy of vitamin E in the treatment of MCI and dementia due to Alzheimer’s disease (AD). Four double-blind, randomised trials were included, butRead More…

29May/17

Integrative review of older adult loneliness and social isolation in Aotearoa/New Zealand

Source: NCBI OBJECTIVE: To conduct an integrative review of empirical studies of loneliness for older people in Aotearoa/New Zealand. Loneliness is a risk factor for older people’s poor physical and cognitive health,Read More…

19Apr/17

Hidden carers: the sixty-somethings looking after parents and grandchildren

Source: The Guardian Beverley works full-time. She does her grandchildren’s school run every morning, and spends one evening a week and every Saturday with her 85-year-old mother, who lives alone and isRead More…