Media coverage

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

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A pilot model of better care practice at the Royal Freemasons residential facilities in conjunction with NARI researchers has resulted in such clearly positive outcomes it will be rolled out across other residential aged care facilities later in 2017.


National Ageing Research Institute (NARI) has been awarded $50,000 to engage community health workers, carers and other health professionals to determine the most effective existing elder abuse screening tool. The project will also produce guidelines on the use of the tool, including direction for what to do next and where to seek help and support.


Melbourne Ageing Research Collaboration: Improving the Lives of Older People ($3.18 million over five years). This initiative brings together a cross-sector consortium to propel theory into practice, supporting initiatives around older people living independently and, at the end of life, experiencing a good death.


Prevention of Family Violence Minister Fiona Richardson announced that $1 million would be spent on programs to support the elderly victims of family violence.


The myth that only dewy skinned youth are enjoying action in the bedroom is firmly challenged by some feisty oldies.