Media coverage

NARI's researchers and Ambassadors are frequently cited in the media or are asked to prepare comment pieces.

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In a report by the National Ageing Research Institute in partnership with Senior Rights Victoria, it was estimated that six to 10 per cent of older Victorians experience elder abuse, while more than 90 per cent of elder abuse occurs within the family context and is most likely to be perpetuated by a son or daughter of the older person.


Older Australians in residential aged care facilities are five times more likely than those living independently to experience mental health issues, according to a review by the National Ageing Research Institute on behalf of Beyondblue.


Epilepsy is a common neurological disease with a high prevalence in people aged 65 years or older. Therefore, an understanding of the disease is important.


One in four Australians are aged between 50 and 75 years of age, yet this large and thriving group of young old is barely recognised in social policy in Australia. Drs Patricia and Don Edgar’s latest book, Peak: Reinventing Middle Age documents the changing face of middle age in Australia and calls for fundamental changes in social policy.