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Past Webinar Recordings

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AAG Research Trust - Funding Round Online event

Thursday 11th February 2021

With funding rounds now open for the Strategic Innovation and RM Gibson Programs with up to eight awards for a total amount of $95,000 available we thought it was a good time to provide an insight into the structure and workings of the AAG Research Trust and its Grant award processes.
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The role of sleep in cognitive impairment and caregiving

Wednesday 28th October 2020

Sleep is a key pillar of health. With ageing, the prevalence of sleep disorders increase, having implications for waking function and quality of life. Sleep disruptions, such as with obstructive sleep apnoea, have been associated with increased likelihood of poor health including cognitive impairment. Furthermore, with dementia, sleep disturbances are typically more diverse and extreme, having secondary impacts on the sleep and wellbeing of family carers.

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AAG SECG & NZAG present: Coping with feelings of guilt when you believe you are not making progress

Wednesday 30th September 2020

Do you feel guilty when you are not making progress in your work? The guilt of believing that you are not ticking off the to-do list is common. So, what can you do about it?

This webinar will offer valuable insight and tips on how to cope with feelings of guilt when you believe you are not making progress.

Three presenters from across different fields will share their experience, tips and advice for managing your emotions and expectations when you feel guilty for not getting more done.

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Integrated & Culturally Sensitive Service for Older Aboriginal People. Practical Solution or Pipe Dream?
ATSIAAG 2019 Pre-Conference Workshop Report Launch

Wednesday 23rd September 2020

While a broad range of specialised Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander focused services would be ideal, this is not always possible. This workshop report engages the questions:

  • What are the necessary components of a good service delivery model for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people?
  • What are the barriers and enablers to delivering integrated care for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people?
  • What does a vision for integrated care in the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander ageing space look like and how will we get there?

By looking across a range of service areas including aged care, disability, health, housing, there may be opportunity to meet this need more creatively however this would require greater flexibility around funding for different service models by various governments.

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AAG WA Division presents: How to prepare for COVID-19 in aged care – is WA ready?

Monday 21st September 2020

In January 2020, the World Health Organization declared COVID-19 a public health emergency of international concern. Since that time, it has spread around the globe, affecting different jurisdictions to varying degrees. In Australia, we have experienced a second wave of infections in Victoria, leading to a second lockdown and a huge spike in infections and many deaths, predominantly in aged care. In contrast, Western Australia’s hard border restrictions and hotel quarantine have staved off community transmission for many months. A lack of vigilance and preparation could spell disaster for WA, so what can and should we be considering and doing to make sure we are COVID ready?

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Geriatric Oncology – How geriatricians can contribute to cancer care for older adults

Tuesday 8th September 2020

It is increasingly recognised that geriatric assessment has an important place in the care of older adults with cancer. Findings on geriatric assessment correlate with treatment tolerance and cancer outcomes, and commonly identify previously unrecognised geriatric syndromes and medical issues potentially amenable to intervention.
The speakers in this webinar will address the benefits of a geriatric assessment, models of geriatric oncology care, and practicalities of working collaboratively with oncologists.

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AAG SECG & ERA present: Building research partnerships with key stakeholders

Wednesday 22nd July 2020

Developing industry and research partnerships can be a challenging process. Determining which stakeholders to contact and how best to approach them can add to the challenge.
This webinar will offer strategies and advice from both the researcher and partner perspective on how to develop partnerships and make research connections.
The three presenters will share their knowledge and experience of developing research partnerships in the field of ageing.

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Stolen Generation Survivors, who are they, inter-generational impacts and support services

Wednesday 27th May 2020

Celebrate National reconciliation Week by joining us for a webinar exploring Australia’s Stolen Generation – those Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children who were forcibly removed from their families as a result of past government policies.
In 2014-15 there were an estimated 13,800 surviving Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people aged 50 years and over who had been removed from their families and communities as a result of past government policies.
By 2023 this group of people referred to as Stolen Generation Survivors will have grown to approximately 20,900 with all being eligible to receive aged care services.
We need to be aware of this group and the complex needs of this group who suffered profound childhood trauma when they were forcibly removed from their homes, isolated from family and culture and often institutionalised, abused and assaulted.
The aged care sector is not well prepared to meet the unique needs of the Stolen Generation Survivors. It is therefore essential that we seek to better understand who this group is, where they are, what their journey has been like including impact on other family members and what types of services are out there that might be able to help Stolen Generation Survivors, their family members and aged care providers.

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AAG SECG presents: Recruitment Strategies for Older Populations

Tuesday 19th May 2020

Participant recruitment can be a lengthy, and often challenging process with the potential to influence study timelines and budgets. Recruitment of older populations presents yet another layer of complexity.
This webinar will offer valuable insight and tips on how to make the most of your recruitment strategies, and how to best capture older participants.

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Exploring the impacts of social distancing on older adults

Tuesday 28th April 2020
The impacts of a global pandemic are currently being experienced across Australia, with a growing number of restrictions being placed on the way individuals and society connect and function. Throughout the crisis, heightened risks of the virus to older adults have been forefront in discussions at policy, practice and individual levels. These concerns have led to additional social distancing recommendations for adults over 70 years, who are being encouraged not to leave their homes at all and to avoid social contact.
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Dignity of Risk - The right of older people to chose

Tuesday 24th March 2020

The right of older people to choose the types of their support as they age is a fundamental human right, however, often the rights of older people to choose are restricted because of concerns about risk by friends, families, and allies and aged care services.

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An introduction to the key issues faced by older people who are leaving or have left prison

Tuesday 10th March 2020
This webinar will provide an introduction to the key issues faced by older people who are leaving prison or who have been previously incarcerated when trying to receive care to meet their needs.

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SECG Proudly presents: The Magical Unicorn of Work-Life Balance: What It Is and How to Achieve It

Wednesday 16th October 2019
Achieving work-life balance is one of the hardest challenges
for researchers but it is essential for continued productivity, for
personal activities and relationships. The many commitments
researchers must balance can make work-life balance difficult,
but it is possible!
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Improving dementia care: What the evidence tells us

Wednesday 4th September 2019
During this session you will hear how the Cognitive Decline Partnership Centre’s (CDPC) program of research is influencing care for people with dementia in the community, hospital and residential aged care setting, both nationally and internationally. Research on quality use of medicines for people with dementia and what an optimal aged care environment looks like to improve quality of life for people with dementia will be examined
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Build a strong online presence: increase the visibility of you and your research

Thursday 29th August 2019
Whether consciously curated or not, most researchers today will
have an online presence. By taking some simple steps to cultivate
this online presence, researchers can help focus audiences on the
professional content they want them to see.
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The Royal Commission on Aged Care: What can it do and how can you contribute?

Wednesday 28th August 2019
Few of us have ever participated in a Royal Commission, but many AAG members are following the Aged Care Royal Commission closely. This Forum will provide insights into three aspects of how the Aged Care Royal Commission is operating and information that is becoming available in a wider context.

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Cultural Awareness and Cultural Safety - an Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander perspective

Thursday 4th July 2019
Cultural Awareness and Cultural Safety are part of a continuum in better understanding cultural differences and overcoming potential cultural power imbalances.

Cultural safety represents a shift from providing care, regardless of difference, to care that takes account of people’s unique experience and cultural context.

Participants will gain a greater understanding around elements of cultural awareness and cultural safety from an Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander perspective including;
~ Building on cultural awareness and knowledge.
~ Improving practice, understanding and behaviour.
~ Practical tips around making Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people safe.

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SECG Webinar - Building an Academic Track Record through Grants/Awards

Tuesday 18th June 2019
This webinar will appeal to postgraduate students and early career researchers alike and offer valuable tips on how to build a track record in order to increase award and research funding success. Hear from three researchers in the field of ageing with impressive track records who have experienced multiple award/grant success, including the AAG Research Trust RM Gibson Research Fund grant, Dementia Australia Research Foundation Grant, and NHMRC Dementia Research Leadership Fellowship.

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Webinar - Student & Early Career Researchers Cutting Edge Research Event

Wednesday 29th May 2019

QLD Student & Early Career Researchers Cutting Edge Research Event.
Don't miss this opportunity to join our webinar and hear about a diverse range of research

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Webinar - Ageing workforce and education: a critical element of quality care

Wednesday 22nd May 2019
In preparing and providing for Australia’s ageing population we need a strong workforce, with appropriate education/training and work conditions to enable safe and quality care. This seminar will explore workforce issues of relevance to residential and community based aged care, rural contexts and consider opportunities for improving workforce education across the spectrum of health, social support and aged care

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Webinar - Caring for Older People in Surgery

Wednesday 12th December 2018
As the population ages and surgical techniques improve, increasing numbers of older people are undergoing surgery. Up until recently care has largely focused on older people with a hip fracture. There is excellent evidence for orthogeriatric care.
However, emerging research suggests there is a role for geriatrician-led and multidisciplinary care in non-orthopaedic surgical populations. Dr Christina Norris and Dr Janani Thillainadesan are geriatricians and early career researchers, building their expertise in this field of geriatric medicine.
In this webinar they will share their experience and research findings.
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Psychology and Ageing

Saturday 17th November 2018
AAG Vic with the APS Psychology and Ageing Interest Group (PAIG) proudly presents this webinar.
This online live-streamed webinar aims to explore and discuss the issues faced by psychologists and neuropsychologists as our current ageing population continues to grow. Issues such as dementia, decision making capacity, work capacity, mental health, memory interventions and carer burden, have become the centrefold topics for those working within the ageing sector.
It is important that clinicians working with the elderly are able to provide an understanding of these issues and the psychological aspects of ageing in order to improve current services in this area.

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Webinar - Ageing on the Edge - Older People at Risk of Homelessness

Wednesday 24th October 2018

Recent research is warning of rapidly increasing housing problems facing older people.
The three main factors are:

  • An ageing population,
  • reducing rates of home ownership and
  • significant increases in older people relying on rental accommodation to age-in-place in retirement.

The facts paint a bleak scenario, but there are opportunities

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AAG SECG and NZAG present - Some Like it Hot – Researchers Working on Emerging and Promising Topics in Ageing Research

Tuesday 23rd October 2018
The ageing population presents complex challenges as well as new and exciting multi-disciplinary research opportunities.
Research in ageing is therefore gaining global traction, increasing funding and rapidly expanding in scope.
As early career researchers, it can be difficult to enter this competitive,ever-changing research climate, and you may be wondering how, or where to get started.
This webinar will focus on hot and happening opportunities in ageing research, and how to identify and transition into these areas.

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AAG QLD Student & Early Career Researcher Event - Cutting Edge Research

Wednesday 10th October 2018
Don't miss this opportunity to watch our webinar
and hear about a diverse range of research
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Successfully Engaging Consumers in Ageing Research

Thursday 6th September 2018

Consumer engagement in research is on the rise. Increasingly, grant and funding schemes require demonstrated engagement with consumers at all stages of the research process, and there is an increasing interest among consumers themselves in becoming more involved with research. However, those at the early point of their research careers may be wondering how best to get started.

This webinar will highlight a range of different perspectives on engaging consumers in research within the especially challenging field of dementia research. Three panel members representing the funding, researcher and advocacy perspectives, will discuss their experiences of being involved in this type of research. Participants will hear about both the challenges and opportunities in undertaking this type of work, and hear about key strategies for success.

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Incontinence – Understanding Urodynamics & Multidisciplinary Management in the Elderly

Wednesday 1st August 2018

Incontinence is a common problem in Australians, affecting one quarter of the population. Incontinence has been associated with mood disorders, poorer quality of life and has significant financial implications in the elderly.

The speakers in this webinar will address key developments in the investigation and management of incontinence, including the multidisciplinary approach. Furthermore interpretation of urodynamic studies will be explored.

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Delivering better care for older Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander & Maori peoples: An introduction to cultural safety

Wednesday 30th May 2018

The concept of cultural safety has its roots in the provision of health care and nursing education in Aotearoa (New Zealand), and has been taken up in Australia as a means of promoting social justice and better outcomes for those experiencing inequality. Cultural safety represents a shift from providing care regardless of difference, to care that takes account of people’s unique needs. Cultural safety has been described as the final step on a continuum in which systemic change takes place in an organisation or service, and individual care providers develop an awareness of their own identity and how this impacts on the provision of care.

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Innovative health service provision in residential aged care settings

Tuesday 8th May 2018

Ensuring residents have access to the required health services in residential aged care settings presents a challenge for providers. To meet this need Bupa has developed the Bupa Model of Care that aims to provide proactive, present, quality medical care to residents that impacts directly upon care home clinical metrics. The engagement of medical practitioners within homes has created an environment that is positive for residents and their relatives, meaningful for practitioners, and supportive for other staff in the home. This model is now being differentiated to embrace locally relevant models of care and to include clinical teaching and aged care research within the home.

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Common ethical dilemmas at the end of life

In conjunction with Palliative Care Nurses Association

Tuesday 1st May 2018

Australia and New Zealand will see a significant increase in the number of people aged over 65. In Australia, approximately three quarters of people aged 65 uses an aged care service in the last 12 months of life making palliative and end of life care core business for aged care services. Increasingly older people receiving services
have complex health care needs and a large proportion have cognitive impairment or dementia. Health professionals working in aged care frequently confront ethical dilemmas. In this exciting session you will learn more about:

The law relating to withholding or withdrawing treatment for older people at the end of life

Clinical decision making around nutrition, hydration and de-prescribing for older people at the end of life

Requests to withhold information to older people with a life limiting illness

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Bite size, snack size and supersized: Building a writing habit.

Thursday, 26th April 2018

Do you struggle to find dedicated time for writing?

Do you get stuck when you first sit down to write?

Then join in this webinar where Dr McDonough will share strategies and resources for approaching your writing and editing practices.

Writing is a skill, and like other skills, it can be developed. In this webinar you will explore strategies to improve writing productivity through the use of short bursts or snack writing as well as targeted writing within longer sessions.

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Sexual abuse of older women: The role of aged care service providers in preventing this form of Elder Abuse

Tuesday, 27 March 2018

The World Health Organisation identifies sexual abuse as a form of Elder Abuse – and there are growing questions about how the sexual abuse of older women can be prevented.

Research in Australia shows that aged care service providers have an important role to play in preventing the sexual abuse of older women, particularly abuse by intimate partners and other family members. It also shows that service providers can transform the experiences of women experiencing sexual abuse.

This webinar draws on the evidence to frame a case study exploring the role of aged care service providers in preventing sexual abuse – and provides practical strategies for service providers who work with older women.

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Palliative care in older people - Latest research, symptom management, communication and residential care

Monday, 27 November 2017

Palliative care is a key element of holistic, person-centred care.
As the population ages, the demographics of those requiring palliative care services continues to evolve and increase.
The speakers in this webinar will address key developments in research regarding palliative medicine, and how this translates to practice.

Symptom management strategies and communication techniques will be explored. Application of evidence and skills to the residential care setting will be discussed

  • Learn from leading experts in the field of palliative medicine
  • Update your knowledge on the latest research in palliative medicine
  • Learn new strategies and techniques for symptom management and communication


  • Prof Brian Le
  • Dr Alex Church

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SECG - Webinar Tips for developing writing skills and submitting publications

Tuesday, 10 October 2017

AAG Student and Early Career Group (SECG) proudly presents this webinar with New Zealand Association of Gerontology (NZAG). This webinar will focus on some practical facets of the sometimes arduous publication journey to help you stay on-task and get your work published. These practical strategies will cover writing, selecting an appropriate journal and responding to reviewer comments.

The presentation will include strategies to help you stay on-track with your writing goals. The webinar will also discuss how to be strategic, choose appropriate journals for your work and avoid predatory journals. Finally, tips on how to respond appropriately to reviewer comments will be discussed. These strategies will help you remain focused and get your work published in an appropriate journal.

  • Learn how to keep your writing goals on track
  • Learn time-blocking techniques and using technology to your advantage
  • Develop planning strategies for publishing research and choosing appropriate journals
  • Learn how to identify predatory journals
  • Learn how to respond to reviewers’ comments


  • A/Prof Debra Waters
  • Dr Christina Ekegren

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Doorways to Data

Thursday, 14 September 2017

There is a wealth of data ‘out there’ and it is a valuable resource. There are several benefits to learning about the data that is widely available, including:

  • Allows independent validation of results
  • Avoids replication
  • Leads to new collaborations and partnerships

Are you aware of all the datasets that are ‘out there’? Do you know how to access them? Do you know whether there’s a cost? Join us for a webinar that will introduce several relevant datasets, and help you understand how to access and get the most out of them. This webinar is brought to you by the AAG’s Housing and Built Environment Special Interest Group

Participants will:

  • Identify data sources that will be useful to their research
  • Learn how to access the data sources
  • Identify any barriers to accessing the information, such as license requirement/ permissions or fees


  • Dr Helen Barrie
  • Dr Meredith Tavener
  • Mark Cooper-Stanbury

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Role of physical activity in prostate cancer survivorship

Tuesday, 05 September 2017

Prostate cancer is the most common cancer for males in many countries including Australia and New Zealand, with older men more at risk of developing this cancer than their younger counterparts. While improvements in detection and treatment have resulted in very high five year survival rates for prostate cancer, many of these treatments still have substantial negative effects on older men’s health, including increased risk of chronic disease, reduced physical function and mental health. Substantial evidence now indicates that exercise can reduce many of these treatment related side-effects, however too many men with prostate cancer are still in sufficiently physically active.


  • A/Prof Justin Keogh
  • Dr Joseph Ischia

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SECG proudly presents - Funding Outside the Box: How to Source Alternative Streams of Income to Fund Your Ageing Research

Thursday, 31 August 2017

This webinar highlighted a number of alternative sources of research funding ‘outside the box’ of traditional sources. Three panel members with experience of sourcing funding in the alternative realm, including crowd funding, industry and philanthropic sources, discussed their experiences. Participants heard about both the advantages and drawbacks of alternative research funding, and identify key strategies for success.


  • Dr Tim Henwood
  • Dr Katherine Kent
  • Emily Millane

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Elder Abuse

Wednesday, 16 August 2017

Increasingly, we are becoming aware of the growing problem of elder abuse, and the harm that it causes to older people and their families. Elder abuse can detrimentally effect the well-being of older people and shape the care and support that many older people may, or may not, receive at crucial vulnerable stages of their lives.

During this webinar, experts from Australia and New Zealand explored the problem of elder abuse and the complexities involved in dealing with elder abuse.


  • Dr Rachel Carson
  • Dr. Judith Davey
  • Marie Bennett

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Dementia and BPSD-Diagnosis and Medical Treatments of Confusion in the Elderly

Thursday, 20th July 2017

Care and management of Australians living with behavioural and psychological symptoms of dementia (BPSD) has become a significant issue in healthcare, with the rising prevalence of dementia worldwide. This is an important issue in the hospital setting, where BPSD can also mimic other aetiologies of confusion in the elderly.

The webinar addresses common behavioural problems associated with dementia and differential diagnosis to consider. Management of confusion in the elderly will also be discussed, including behavioural, environmental and medical strategies.


  • Associate Professor Peter Gonski
  • Dr. Neil Jeyasingam

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The role of the nurse practitioner in supporting palliative and end of life care for older people

Tuesday, 04th July 2017

Australia and New Zealand will see a significant increase in the number of people aged over 65. In Australia, approximately three quarters of people aged 65 uses an aged care service in the last 12 months of life making palliative and end of life care core business for aged care services. Nurse practitioners are playing a vital role in providing support for residents and clients, their families and the staff that work in aged care services. In this exciting session you will learn more about:


  • Peter Jenkin, NP Resthaven
  • Karen Gower, NP Blue Care
  • A/Prof Michal Boyd, Gerontology Nurse Practitioner, School of Nursing, The University of Auckland

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Inaugural Trans-Tasman Online Symposium on ‘Updates in ageing from both side of the ditch'

Tuesday, 27th June 2017

Australian Association of Gerontology and New Zealand Association in Gerontology hosted this inaugural half day online symposium.

AAG and NZAG brought together leaders and experts from Australia and New Zealand to share with you the latest in ageing research and practice from the comfort of your office or home.

Themes & Presenters:

  • Theme 1: Maori and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander ageing

    - by Prof Leon Flicker AO & Dr Oliver Menzies

  • Theme 2: Falls – Translation and Implementation
    - by Prof Lindy Clemson & A/Prof Debra Waters

  • Theme 3: Supporting older people in residential care
    - by Prof Martin Connolly & Prof Andrew Robinson

  • Theme 4: Cognitive impairment in hospitals – what does it mean?
    - by A/Prof Mark Yates & Dr Phil Wood

  • Theme 5: Community support services – similarities and differences across the Tasman
    - by Stephanie Clare & Paul Sadler

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- A/Prof Debra Waters

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- Prof Martin Connolly
- Prof Andrew Robinson

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- A/Prof Mark Yates
- Dr Phil Wood

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- Stephanie Clare
- Paul Sadler

Social Engagment and physical activity, Fit for later life: The importance of resistance and weight bearing exercise

Tuesday, 30th May 2017

Remaining physically active across the lifespan is arguably one of the most beneficial strategies for successful ageing. However, for some older adults the current challenge we face is in both the uptake and maintenance of sustainable and enjoyable physical activity. In addition, there are sometimes mixed messages about the type of physical activity that is most beneficial for older people.


  • Dr Tim Henwood, Group Manager, Connected Living – Community Wellness and Lifestyle Operations, Southern Cross Care SA & NT and Principal at AgeFIT Solutions
  • Phillipa Batts, Operations Manager for never2old™, a programme designed and developed in Auckland University of Technology (AUT) University’s School of Sport & Recreation
  • Dr Elissa Burton, Curtin University

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AAG SECG proudly presents: Surviving and thriving on the research rollercoaster

Thursday, 20th April 2017

The journey of a PhD student or early career researcher is unquestionably complex. For many, this experience is also a time of considerable stress that can impact health and wellbeing.

AAG Student and Early Career Group (SECG) proudly presents this webinar. This session will explore this unique career phase, with specific consideration of how you can have your PhD and your sanity too.


  • Belinda Cash: Belinda is a social worker with a Masters specialising in clinical mental health. Her research and teaching interests include mental health, ageing, social policy, service provision in rural areas and informal caregiving. Belinda’s PhD research explored the systemic complexities of informal care. She is currently working full time at CSU, teaching in the social work and gerontology programs.

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It's all about evidenced based wound care - prevention and management

Tuesday, 14th February 2017

Wounds in Australia are a silent epidemic. They affect approximately 450 000 Australian’s and cost the health care system more than $3 billion per year. Although evidence-based wound care results in improved healing rates and reduced costs, there is a significant evidence-practice gap in Australia.


  • Dr Jane O'Brien - Jane is a Lecturer at the University of Tasmania, prevously she worked at the Institute of Health and Biomedical Innovation at Queensland University of Technology for 10 years. Jane is a Registered Nurse and Accredited Exercise Physiologist with 12 years of experience in hospital and community settings and has been working on research projects relating to chronic wound management and exercise. The focus of Jane’s research is on behavioural medicine and the principles of how people change in relation to their health needs.
  • Dr Michelle Gibb - Michelle commenced with the Wound Management Innovation Cooperative Research Centre (WMI CRC) in February 2015 as Clinical Director. In this role, Michelle is responsible for leading the development of the Australian Wound Innovation Centre, the Australian Wound Registry and Credentialing of Wound Clinicians portfolios.
  • Dr Rajna Ogrin - Rajna initially trained as a clinical podiatrist, and has worked across the majority of health sectors: community health, hospital and private settings. Rajna is leading the Centre of Wound Management and her research interests include: evidence-based wound care; sensory nerve function in healing; wound healing physiology; and translating research into clinical practice – with a focus on wounds and diabetes.

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Wednesday, 9th November 2016

Older adults can have multiple comorbidities which may require medications for management however they can be more susceptible to their adverse effects resulting in negative effects such as falls, hospitalisations, cognitive impacts and functional impairments. The ‘prescribing cascade’ can result from side effects of medications with some patients ending up on truckloads of medications!

Geriatricians need to be cognisant of polypharmacy, medication rationalisation and desprescribing. Our leading experts will discuss the evidence around polypharmacy, its impact as well as evidence and practical tips for deprescribing.


  • Professor David Le Couter - Professor of Geriatric Medicine at the University of Sydney, Scientific Director of the Ageing and Alzheimers Institute (Concord Hospital), Director of the Centre for Education and Research on Ageing (University of Sydney), Director of the Biogerontology Laboratory of the ANZAC Research Institute and Senior Staff Specialist Physician in Geriatric Medicine at the Concord RG Hospital in Sydney.
  • Professor Sarah Hilmer - Professor of Geriatric Pharmacology at the University of Sydney, Head of Department of Clinical Pharmacology and Senior Staff Specialist in Aged Care at Royal North Shore Hospital. She leads a program of translational research in ageing and pharmacology at Kolling Institute of Medical Research

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Person Centerd Dementia Support Webinar

Wednesday, 28th September

More than 353,800 people have dementia in Australia. This number is projected to reach more than 900,000 by 2050.

September was Dementia Awareness Month and AAG are proud to have the following experts share their knowledge and expertise about their latest research and findings of this disorder.


  • A/Prof Kathryn Goozee
    Director, Dementia & Clinical Research, Anglicare &
    Director, KaRa Institute of Neurological Diseases, Macquarie Park.Co-Principal Investigator of the KARVIAH research, Anglicare.
  • A/Prof Cassandra Szoeke
    Neurologist, Department of Medicine, Faculty of Medicine Dentistry & Health Sciences, Director, Healthy Ageing Program, The University of Melbourne Professor, Institute of Health and Ageing
  • Dr Stephanie Harrison
    Cognitive Decline Partnership Centre at Flinders University
  • Dr Grace O’Sullivan
    Editor of the New Zealand Journal of Occupational Therapy,
    Practicing Clincian

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Social media use in research

Thursday, 18th August 2016

The use of social media in academic and research settings offers a range of opportunities to connect and communicate, in addition to presenting a range of potential concerns and challenges.

This webinar will provide participants with the opportunity to consider various ways social media can be utilised in research. Participants will learn from the different experiences of each of our panel members, and together explore potential ways to utilise ‘new’ media in academia and research.


  • Dr Rachel Winterton, Research Fellow
    John Richards Initiative, Australian Institute for Primary Care & Ageing, La Trobe University
  • Sheree Bekker, PhD student
    Australian Collaboration for Research into Injury in Sport and its Prevention, Federation University
  • Averill Deans, Social Media Co-ordinator
    Marking and Communications, Federation University

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‘Sustainable culture change in residential and community aged care’

Tuesday 02 August 2016

The aged care workforce is under pressure to provide quality care in an environment that is rapidly changing around them.

This seminar invites participants to address these pressures within themselves; and to re-connect with their capability to lead for genuine quality of life and quality of care for older people. We are approaching these challenges through multiple lenses, including addressing ageism, stepping up in the midst of the challenge of CDC, and applying a radically different approach to palliative care for people with dementia.

The seminar also includes a brief introduction to the work of Meaningful Ageing Australia.


  • Ilsa Hampton,CEO Meaningful Ageing Australia
  • Dr Catherine Barrett, Director of Celebrate Ageing (The Tea Cosy Project). Director of the OPAL Institute
  • Kay Horgan, Director and Founder of AgeWorks
  • Kerry Whitlock, Palliative Care Specialist – Quality, Uniting AgeWell

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“You can’t have home care if you don’t have a home” - a look at the intersection between housing and aged care in later life

Wednesday 13th July 2016

This Webinar will look at the intersection between housing and aged care, with the premise that housing is essential infrastructure for providing care to people in the community. Current aged care policy has an emphasis on “staying at home” with support services designed to help people stay in the community for longer. This policy is in keeping with the preferences of most older people who do not want to move from their homes and familiar neighbourhoods. However there is also an expectation that older people will change their housing as they adapt to changing needs, that they will “downsize” to an apartment or smaller dwelling, and that moving will enable better access to aged care and support. By moving, older people are also expected to be able to realise the capital in their home, and free up housing stock for younger people in the context of diminishing housing affordability and an increasing risk of homelessness.

This symposium explores the tensions between staying put or moving, the intersection between housing and aged care, and the implications for future generations.


  • Professor Julie Byles Director, Research Centre for Generational Health and Ageing; and Head International Longevity Centre- Australia.
  • Barbara Squires Director, Barbara Squires Consulting.

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Managing incontinence, specifically nocturia and the aged

Friday, 24th June 2016

For family members or friends, caring for a person with incontinence is one of the most difficult aspects of being a carer. Over 4.8 million Australians experience bladder or bowel control problems, many of whom live in the community. Around 60% of individuals older than 60 years wake to pass urine at least twice per night. Statistics indicate that around 77% of nursing home residents in Australia are affected by incontinence with more than half of these people wetting the bed each night (Steel & Fonda 1995).


  • Dr Michael Whishaw Consultant Physician in Aged Care Medicine at Royal Melbourne Hospital
  • Dr Wendy Bower Clinical Researcher in Lower Urinary Tract disorders and Senior clinician, Continence Clinic at Melbourne Health.

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Osteosarcopenia: An Emerging Concept

Tuesday, 10th May 2016

Osteoporosis/osteopenia and sarcopenia are often identified and characterised individually in older people however, how have you ever considered how these processes are connected?

This webinar was targeted at advanced trainees in Geriatric Medicine, Geriatricians, and those working with older people to update you on this new emerging concept and how it can influence your practice.

This webinar aims to define osteosarcopenia, introduce the proposed biology and pathogenesis of the process and consider potential treatments to target this process. Professor Duque is a leading researcher in this field with an interest in the elucidation of the mechanisms of age-related bone loss, osteoporosis, sarcopenia and frailty.


  • Professor Gustavo Duque MD, PhD, FRACP,Chair of Medicine, Director of the Australian Institute for Musculoskeletal Sciences (Western Health) Melbourne Medical School, The University of Melbourne

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Managing Risk And Assertiveness In Your Research Writing

Tuesday, 03 May 2016
All research writing involves taking a stand: offering a claim or an interpretation; sometimes making recommendations; evaluating policy, practice or previous research. This is a challenge for all academic writers, who need to make a delicate balance between confidence and caution, assertiveness and respect, certainty or the possibility of different perspectives.

This webinar looks at some of the nuts and bolts of language which you can choose to adjust, to help you to achieve this balance when drafting or editing your own work. You do not need to know any grammar to take part, but it will be very useful to bring along a piece of your own writing (whether finished or in draft) which includes some claims or interpretations (for example the Discussion and Conclusion of a research article). There will be lots of opportunities for participants to share observations, tips and experiences.


  • Cassily Charles, the Academic Literacy, Learning & Numeracy Coordinator for Postgraduates at Charles Sturt University

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Rethinking contemporary relationships between the generations: What matters most?

Wednesday, 23 March 2016
This webinar provides an international perspective on policies and studies on intergenerational ageing. It also highlighted the contribution and role of older people from multicultural backgrounds to both their community, family and to the formal education of younger people.


  • Associate Professor Marisa Cordella
    University of Queensland, Australia
  • Associate Professor Thang Leng Leng,
    National University of Singapore, Singapore
  • Facilitated by: Adjunct Associate Professor Susan Feldman Monash University, Melbourne, Australia

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A critical consideration of choice, voice and decision making for policy makers, practitioners and older Australians

Wednesday, 12 December 2015
This webinar brought together critical perspectives on the issues of choice and decision making as central to the implementation of CDC. It discussed the varied perspectives that consider choice and voice as critical social issues; the implementation of policy into contemporary social contexts; enabling choice within health care practice and the individual considerations of person-centred decision making; and highlighted the theoretical and practical challenges of choice, voice and decision making for older Australians and their caregivers.


  • Carrie Hayter
    Managing Director, Carrie Hayter Consulting
  • Belinda Cash
    Lecturer, Charles Sturt University
  • Claudia Meyer
    PhD Student at LaTrobe University, RDNS Institute
  • Joanne Mihelcic
    PhD Student, Monash University

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Research and Clinical Updates in Alzheimer's and Fronto-Temporal Dementia Wednesday, 07 October 2015
This webinar was targeted at Geriatricians, advanced trainees in geriatric medicine and those working with older people and aimed to update you on the latest evidence in fronto-temporal dementia and Alzheimer’s disease including the latest on pathophysiology and latest research into management and disease targets.

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The Visionary Researcher

Monday, 31 August 2015
The Visionary Researcher webinar introduced participants to valuable tools to help them think about their values, talents and inspirations that drive their passion for research. It helped them find their vision, reconnect with the many reasons they took the career path they did, have clarity in their purpose and be able to share it.


  • Jo Close
    Director & Strategist, Research Innovations
  • Facilitated by: Imogen Craig
    Business Empowerer, Research Innovations
  • Facilitated by: Ashleigh Smith
    Alzheimer's Australia Dementia Research Fellow, UniSA

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Living the Reality of Consumer Directed Care CDC Indigenous Communities in Focus

Thursday, 30 July 2015
In this webinar, consumer directed care (CDC) was investigated from the perspective of the ATSI communities. Anna Howard highlighted how Murray Mallee Aged Care have been working with their stakeholders to navigate this transition. Ngaire Kerse presented her research project on Māori and non Māori in advanced age and the success of person centered care in NZ.

  • Anna Howard
    Chief Executive Officer, Murray Mallee Aged Care Group Inc.
  • Prof Ngaire Kerse
    Head of School, University of Auckland
  • Facilitated by: Mark Elliott
    Convenor, AAG Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Advisory Group

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Professional Networking Naturally

Tuesday, 07 July 2015
This webinar taught us how to transfer the communication skills used every day to the professional environment and networking; the ongoing nature of networking to develop national and international partnerships, and 'newcomer' perspectives on professional networking.


  • Prof Julie Byles
    Director, Department Research Centre for Gender, Health & Ageing (RCGHA), University of Newcastle
  • Belinda Cash
    Lecturer, School of Humanities and Social Sciences, Charles Sturt University
  • Facilitated by: Mathew Carroll
    Senior Research Fellow, School of Rural Health - Churchill, Monash University

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Learning and Education Amongst the Over 50s Thursday, 25 June 2015
This webinar explored the understanding of and the opportunities for and participation in learning, education and training among seniors, as well as the literature on lifelong learning throughout the globe which has emphasised particular themes in relation to older adults.

  • Dr Ruth Williams
    Research Fellow, National Seniors Productive Ageing Centre
  • Prof Brian Findsen
    Professor of (adult) education, Faculty of Education, University of Waikato, New Zealand
  • Facilitated by: Dr Helen Kimberley
    Senior Manager - Retirement and Ageing, Brotherhood Research & Policy Centre

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Ageing and Sexuality: Contemporary Issues Thursday, 21 May 2015

This webinar discussed ageing and sexuality in both a community context and for those in care living with dementia, awareness of the ongoing sexual needs of older adults regardless of their health or impairment status and the need for a more nuanced research agenda and public policy debate around the topic of ageing and sexuality


  • Dr Deborah Bateson
    MA (Oxon) MSc (LSHTM) MB,BS, Medical Director, Family Planning NSW
  • Dr Sue Malta
    PhD, Research Fellow, National Ageing Research Institute (NARI)
  • Dr Cindy Jones
    PhD, Research Fellow, Centre for Health Practice Innovation, Menzies Health Institute Queensland

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Extreme Love: Dementia Video

Sexualities and dementia resource

When online becomes offline: attitudes to safer sex practices in older and younger women using an Australian internet dating service

Little Black Dress Video

Falls Prevention Evidence: A Close Look at the Cochrane Reviews Tuesday, 21 April 2015
Authors from the Cochrane reviews on fall prevention in the community and in hospital/residential care settings outlined the results of these reviews as well as results of major new trials likely to be included in the next updates of the reviews.

  • Prof Ian Cameron
    Head, John Walsh Centre for Rehabilitation Research, The University of Sydney
  • Prof Cathie Sherrington
    Professorial Research Fellow, The George Institute for Global Health, The University of Sydney

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Dementia Care - Strategies for a Complex Illness Tuesday 17 March 2015

This webinar discussed the cause of behavioural or psychological changes in dementia, how to use non-pharmacological and pharmacological strategies, and improving the quality of life for both caregiver and the person with dementia.


  • Dr Samantha Loi
    Lecturer, Department of Psychiatry, University of Melbourne
    Psychiatrist, St. Vincent's Hospital Melbourne
  • Patrick O’Brien
    Neuropsychiatrist, St. Vincent's Hospital Melbourne
  • Facilitated by: Hazel Bucher
    Nurse Practitioner Psychogeriatrics, Research Associate
    Wicking Dementia Research and Education Centre, University of Tasmania
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Community Aged Care Reforms in Australia and New Zealand Thursday, 19 February 2015
This webinar discussed the reforms in New Zealand's aged care system and the lessons we can learm from them, the key components of reforms in Australia - the challenges and opportunities of implementing reforms in rural and remote areas.

  • A/Prof Lee Fay Low
    Associate Professor in Ageing and Health in the Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Sydney
  • Prof Matthew Parsons
    Clinical Chair in Gerontology, a joint appointment between Waikato District Health Board & The University of Auckland
  • Carole Bain
    General Manager Country Services, Silver Chain Group
  • Facilitated by: Prof Gill Lewin
    Research Director, Silver Chain Group & Professor, Curtin University of Technology

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IAGG Asia Oceania Congress, the place to be, 19 - 22 October 2015

Thursday, 12 February 2015
This webinar discussed the ageing research and collaborations within this region and Australia, features of the upcoming congress, and benefits of attending the congress practitioners, policy makers, researchers etc. as well as for students and early career researchers.


  • Facilitated by: Prof Keith Hill
    Head of School, School of Physiotherapy and Exercise Science, Faculty of Health Sciences, Curtin University of Technology, President, IAAG Asia Oceania Rei
  • Prof Julie Byles
    Director, Research Centre for Gender, Health and Ageing, University of Newcastle, Secretary, IAAG Asia Oceania Region
  • Ms Claudia Meyer
    PhD Candidate, La Trobe University, President, IAGG Council of Student Organisations

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Work till you Drop? The Future of the Labour Force

Tuesday, 17 February 2014
This webinar explored opportunities to enhance workforce participation of mature age workers, from attraction and recruitment through to career development and potential retirement.


  • Alison Monroe
    General Manager, Sageco, President, NSW Equal Employment Opportunity Practitioners' Association
  • Rafal Chomik
    Senior Research Fellow, ARC Centre of Excellence in Population Ageing Research (CEPAR),University of New South Wales
  • Professor Judy McGregor
    Head of School of Social Sciences and Public Policy, Auckland University of Technology

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CEPAR Population Ageing Fact Sheet

Briefing Paper: Mature Age Labour Force Participation

Spirituality in Ageing and Aged Care - Who Cares?

Tuesday, 18 March 2014
This webinar explored what spirituality is and how it differs from religion, considered the future needs and particular issues relating to spirituality of older people, and how spirituality could be a part of best practise.


  • David Petty
    Executive Officer, PASCOP
  • Dr Chris Perkins
    Director, Selwyn Centre for Ageing and Spirituality
  • Rev/Prof Elizabeth Mackinlay
    Professor of Theology Charles Sturt University

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Older Adults Spirituality and Life Satisfaction

We Want a Peaceful Life Here and Hereafter

Promoting Active Ageing: The Uptake of Fall Prevention Strategies

Wednesday, 02 April 2014
This webinar explored falls prevention strategies in community and hospital settings. It examined barriers and facilitators to engagement by older people in falls prevention activity, addressed factors influencing participation and taught strategies to facilitate improved uptake and sustained participation.


  • A/Prof Anne-Marie Hill
    School of Physiotherapy, The University of Notre Dame Australia
  • Professor Keith Hill
    Head of School, School of Physiotherapy and Exercise Science, Faculty of Health Sciences, Curtin University
  • Assoc Prof Leigh Hale
    Deputy Dean, School of Physiotherapy, Te Kura Komiri Pai, University of Otago
  • Assoc Prof Terry Haines
    Director of the Allied Health Research Unit, Monash Health / Monash University, President of the Australia New Zealand Falls Prevention Society

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Understanding and Meeting the Needs of Older LGBTI People Thursday, 1 May 2014
This webinar explored definitions, demographics, needs and historical experiences of LGBTI people. It also explored recent aged care reforms, the shift to the CDC model, and guidelines to develop understanding and inclusive aged care services.

  • Dr Catherine Barrett
    Chief Investigator/Coordinator, Sexual Health and Ageing Program, Australian Research Centre in Sex, Health & Society, La Trobe University
  • Dr Gávi Ansara
    Senior Health Policy Officer, National LGBTI Health Alliance
  • Dr Stephen Neville
    Senior Lecturer & Director Postgraduate Programmes, School of Nursing Auckland, Massey University
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Use and Abuse of Medicine: Maintaining Dignity in Care

Wednesday, 18 June 2014
This webinar explored how explore how prescribed and over-the-counter medications can be used as agents of elder abuse, the use of chemical and physical restraint as a form of elder abuse, and the “Dignity in Care South Australia” program and its impact in achieving zero tolerance to all forms of abuse.


  • Anne Muldowney
    Policy Advisor, Health and Aged Care, Carers Victoria
  • Prof Susan Kurrle
    Geriatrician, Ku-ring-gai Hospital, Batemans Bay Hospital, Curran Chair in Health Care of Older People, Faculty of Medicine, University of Sydney
  • Dr Faizal Ibrahim
    Geriatrician, Aged & Extended Care Services, The Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Central Adelaide Health Services, SA Clinical Director, Alzheimer's Australia, SA

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Health Reform and Older People Wednesday, 23 July 2014
This webinar featured speakers from New Zealand and Victoria, Australia and provided an insight into the strengths and weaknesses of unitary versus multi-level systems of government and how they influence health policy and practice reform.

  • Ms Carolyn Gullery
    General Manager, Planning, Funding and Decision Support Canterbury and West Coast District Health Boards, New Zealand
  • A/Prof Peter Hunter
    Head of Aged Care, Alfred Health
  • Facilitated by: Clin. A/Prof Briony Dow
    Director, National Ageing Research Institute (NARI)
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Starvation in the Midst of Plenty: The Pitfalls of Malnutrition in Older Age Wednesday, 19 August 2014
This webinar outlined the scope of the problem of malnutrition, highlighted some important contributors to its development and suggested strategies to combat this issue to lengthen quality life in older people.

  • A/Prof Karen Charlton
    MPhil (Epi), MSc, PhD, APD, RPHNutr, School of Medicine, Faculty of Science, Medicine and Health, University of Wollongong
  • Prof Renuka Visvanathan
    PhD, FRACP, FANZSGM, G.Cert.Ed (H.Ed.), MBBS, ATCL, Director, Aged & Extended Care Services, The Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Central Adelaide Local Health Network, and Director, Adelaide Geriatrics Training and Research with Aged Care Centre, School of Medicine, University of Adelaide
  • Facilitated by: Ngaire Hobbins
    APD, Bsc Dip Nutrition & Diet, Dietitian specialising in Geriatrics and Nutrition Consultant

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A Position Paper From the PROT-AGE Study Group

Strengthening the Rights of Older People
Thursday, 11 September 2014
In a time of rapid population ageing and shifting social, economic and political landscapes, a binding international Convention on the Rights of Older Persons is a timely and necessary instrument for protecting the human rights of older people. This webinar discussed discrimination, abuse, loneliness, depression, health and wellbeing scales and showed the extent and impact of discrimination and abuse, and addressed the key reasons for supporting a new convention for older persons.

  • The Hon Susan Ryan AO
    Age Discrimination Commissioner, Australian Human Rights Commission
  • Charles Waldegrave
    Coordinator, Social Policy Research Unit, Family Centre
  • Sue Hendy
    Chief Executive Officer, COTA Victoria, Vice President, International Federation on Ageing

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Getting Savvy About Research Audiences Wednesday, 08 October 2014
In this webinar, Tseen and Jonathon, the Research Whisperers, drew on their combined experiences as researchers, grant developers, research educators, and active research communicators to share practical strategies for being savvy about your research audiences and establishing an effective, well-rounded research career.

  • Dr Tseen Khoo
    Lecturer, Research and Development Unit, La Trobe University
  • Jonathon O'Donnell
    Senior Advisor, Research Grant Development, College of Design and Social Context, RMIT University
  • Facilitated by: Dr Matthew Carroll
    School of Rural Health, Monash University
  • Facilitated by: Belinda Cash
    Lecturer, School of Humanities and Social Sciences, Charles Sturt University

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Notes by the Research Whisperers

Older People Citizenship and Participation Thursday, 18 April 2013
This webinar critiqued societal approaches to older people, examined barriers and challenges to older people's participation and highlighted new constructs and practises based on new paradigms that support participation.

  • Eva Cox
    Australian writer, feminist, sociologist, social commentator and activist
  • Ian Yates
    CEO, COTA Australia
  • Facilitated by: Prof Jeni WarburtonJohn Richards Chair of Rural Aged Care Research, John Richards Initiative, La Trobe University

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Gender Issues in Elder Abuse Wednesday, 12 June 2013
This webinar explored the extent that gender is an issue in elder abuse, the experience of abuse by older men and women, the risk factors and impacts of abuse, and the ways in which service providers can respond.

  • Dr Catherine Barrett
    Manager,Sexual Health and Ageing, Australian Centre in Sex Health & Society, Gay and Lesbian Health Victoria, La Trobe University
  • Gary Ferguson
    Community Education Officer, Senior Rights Victoria
  • Facilitated by: A/Prof Briony Dow
    Director, National Ageing Research Institute (NARI)

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The Many and Varied Opportunites Post-PhD

Thursday, 01 August 2013
Presenters from different walks (research and clinical role, stakeholder groups, government and not-for-profit organisations) presented on their personal stories and career decisions as well as career options post-PhD that are outside of the traditional academic sphere.


  • Dr Frances Batchelor
    Research Fellow/Physiotherapist National Ageing Research Institute (NARI)
  • Dr Virginia Simpson-young
    Senior Program Officer, NPS MedicineWise
  • Dr Tony Coles
    CEO (Past), Australian Association of Gerontology
Indigenous Ageing: Tools for Better Practise Tuesday, 22 October 2013
This webinar explored the gaps in healthcare and social needs of elder indigenous communities and the barriers to assessment and management.

  • Professor Leon Flicker
    Professor of Geriatric Medicine, Director, Western Australian Centre for Health and Ageing (WACHA), Western Australian Institute for Medical Research, University of Western Australia
  • Dr Eddy Strivens
    Clinical Director, Older Persons Health Services, Cairns and
    Hinterland Hospital and Health Service
  • Dr Lorna Dyall
    Senior Lecturer Medical, Departnemnt of General Practice, School of Population Health, The University of Auckland

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Housing Australia's Ageing Population: Current Trends and Future Challenges Monday, 29 October 2012
This webinar evaluated the current state of housing and highlighted new models of housing which will be vital to support the health ageing of older Australians. It explored factors that influence housing decisions, the demand and supply of supportive housing environments and strategies to bridge the gulf between different housing sectors.

  • Dr Catherine Bridge,
    A/Prof of the Built Environment, University of New South Wales
  • Barbara Squires
    Head of Research and Advocacy, IRT
  • Prof Julie Byles
    Director, Research Centre for Gender, Health and Ageing (RCGHA), University of Newcastle

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