AAG 500 blog

In the ‘AAG 500’ blog, we use about 500 words to highlight a problem, ask a question or take a stand on a particular topic of interest to our membership, stakeholders and current priorities. We invite AAG members to send us suggestions for topics, or to submit a blog for publication.

8/05/2024

Paramedics and dementia care

By AAG member Max Han

Paramedics and dementia care

15/04/2024

Intergenerational digital storytelling

By AAG members Mark Silver and Lysha Lee

Intergenerational digital storytelling

19/03/2024

Racing into a healthy lifestyle: Evaluating a cycling competition in residential care

By AAG member Dr Ruth Brookman from The MARCS Institute for Brain, Behaviour and Development at Western Sydney University

Racing into a healthy lifestyle: Evaluating a cycling competition in residential care

20/02/2024

Looking after our eyes as we age

By AAG member Dr Marianne Coleman

Looking after our eyes as we age

19/01/2024

Dementia and voluntary assisted dying research

By AAG member and PhD candidate Adrienne Matthys

Dementia and voluntary assisted dying research

8/12/2023

The power of community

By Dr Meg Polacsek, AAG Communications, Advocacy and Grants Manager

The power of community

23/11/2023

Talking about frailty

By Dr Arti Appannah and colleagues from Bolton Clarke

Talking about frailty

19/10/2023

What increased heat means for older Australians

By AAG member Briohny Kennedy, PhD candidate at the Department of Forensic Medicine, Monash University

What increased heat means for older Australians

1/10/2023

Older adult homicides in Victoria

By AAG member Briohny Kennedy, PhD candidate at the Department of Forensic Medicine, Monash University

Older adult homicides in Victoria

30/08/2023

Why creativity matters

By AAG member Dr Tricia King from the School of Business and Creative Industries at the University of the Sunshine Coast

Why creativity matters

16/08/2023

Climate and health

By Dr Cecilia Gomez-Inclan, AAG's Research and Policy Officer

Climate and health

13/07/2023

On the lookout for predators

By Dr Meg Polacsek, AAG's Communications, Advocacy and Grants Manager

On the lookout for predators

1/06/2023

Why is voting ‘Yes’ to the Voice important?

By AAG member Professor Tony Broe, former AAG President and founding Friend of ATSIAAG

Why is voting ‘Yes’ to the Voice important?

8/05/2023

The hallmarks of ageing

By Dr Cecilia Gomez-Inclan, AAG's Research and Policy Officer

The hallmarks of ageing

10/04/2023

How the radio can support older adults' well-being

By AAG member Dr Amanda Krause, Lecturer (Psychology) at James Cook University and 2019 Hal Kendig Research Development Program grant recipient

How the radio can support older adults' well-being

14/03/2023

Investing in health in middle age pays dividends in older age

By AAG members Professor Anne Tiedemann and Ms Geraldine Wallbank of the Institute for Musculoskeletal Health, The University of Sydney and Sydney Local Health District

Investing in health in middle age pays dividends in older age

9/02/2023

More than just ‘participation’: A rights-based approach to research

By Dr Meg Polacsek, AAG's Communications, Advocacy and Grants Manager

More than just ‘participation’: A rights-based approach to research

26/01/2023

The tightrope between feedback and survey fatigue

By Dr Meg Polacsek, AAG's Communications, Advocacy and Grants Manager

The tightrope between feedback and survey fatigue