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3 December 2013
Independent and active, or a danger to the public? Older drivers are often seen as being one or the other. But do current tests for older drivers accurately assess their...
25 November 2013
Attending the conference from CRAHW: Kaarin Anstey, Hal Kendig, Kerry Sargent-Cox, Kim Kiely and CEPAR colleague Vanessa Loh.  Staff attended in the following...
8 November 2013
This is the inaugural edition of the Advance magazine from the Crawford School. "We need new ways of thinking about our most valuable resources' writes Professor Kaarin...
15 October 2013
Substance abuse and dependence is a significant problem for most societies. There is also an extremely high levels of substance abuse in people with a mental illness. In all cases...
12 October 2013
In planning for the challenges and opportunities presented by an ageing population, the Australian Capital Territory’s Office for Ageing hosted the first Australian Age-...
11 September 2013
A need to re-evaluate what is considered healthy blood glucose levels Research at the Centre for Research on Ageing, Health and Wellbeing has highlighted the need for a re-...
30 August 2013
The Centre for Research on Ageing, Health and Wellbeing (CRAHW) was formally launched on 8 August 2013. The establishment of CRAHW in...
24 August 2013
Professor of Ageing and Public Policy at the Centre for Research on Ageing, Health and Wellbeing at the Australian National University, Hal Kendig, noted the absence of integrated...
21 May 2013
The Age-Friendly Cities (AFC) movement championed by the World Health Organisation offers a promising way ahead for improving the wellbeing of older people. The AFC approach...
17 May 2013
Ageing and Care Commentary on the 2013-2014 Budget. By Hal Kendig, Professor of Ageing and Public Policy, ANU Centre for Research in Ageing, Health, and Wellbeing. Chief...
29 April 2013
Hal Kendig, Professor of Ageing and Public Policy, shortened submission to the Senate: Specific policy comments: With regard to resources, the important concept of...
9 April 2013
Dr Leana Leach was part of a radio panel discussing poverty and health titled ‘In Poor Health’ for the ACT Young Tall Poppy Awards, as well aspart of Science Week. The...
9 April 2013
The conventional wisdom that having any job is better than having no job at all has been turned on its head by recent research. By MARTYN PEARCE. What’s the worst job you...
9 April 2013
Having a job with poor working conditions can be just as bad for a person’s mental health as being unemployed, according to new research published in Psychological Medicine...
2 April 2013
Researchers at CRAHW have used an Evidence-Based Medicine Approach to develop and online risk assessment of Alzheimer’s Disease. This index comprises a questionnaire of...
Dr Kerry Sargent-Cox speaks to Simon Coplande
27 February 2013
Dr Kerry Sargent-Cox tells SIMON COPLAND why older Australians are still bearing the brunt of the Global Financial Crisis. Read more..... http://news.anu.edu.au/2013/02/19/...
30 January 2013
Andrew Wister (Chair and Prof., Gerontology) and Barbara Mitchell (Prof. Gerontology and Sociology) recently spent two weeks (January 17th to 30th, 2013) in Australia...
15 January 2013
Research at The Australian National University has established for the first time strong evidence of a causal link between the drug ‘ice’ and psychotic symptoms. Dr...
4 December 2012
Minister for Mental Health and Ageing The Hon. Mark Butler MP will be the keynote speaker at a special one-day forum tomorrow aiming to light the road ahead towards...
23 November 2012
The study, led by Associate Professor Peter Butterworth from the ANU College of Medicine, Biology and Environment, is the first to use nationally representative data from England...

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