Aging Mind Initiative

How can we improve the prognosis for our maturing Australians? Suggestions, ideas, proposals for better social and health issues, including retirement accommodation, etc.

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Aging Mind Initiative

Post by Dreamweaver » 07 Jul 2017, 14:40

https://ami.group.uq.edu.au/files/1771/ ... Newsletter
18 pages

FEATURE STORIES
Retirement Pays off 2
Short-Term Memory 4
Website review for Dementia 6

CURRENT RESEARCH PROJECTS
Sleep and Neuroplasticity 6
Communication and Technology 7
Thinking Skills, Language and Emotion 8
Sideways balance and hip Osteoarthritis 9
Do you have hip pain? 10
Receiving support services in home11
Brain stimulation in older adults 12
Ankle Pain in Osteoarthritis 13
Exercise, learning and memory 14
Leg strength and balance 15
How the brain processes language 16
Maintaining a health brain 17
Adjusting to retirement 17
Mental health services Accessibility 18
Take part in a new study
This research would not have been possible without the interest and
support of members of the Ageing Mind Initiative and so the team want to
send their thanks to everyone who took part.
The research is ongoing and the team are currently recruiting people who
are planning to retire in the next six months to find out more about the
role of social networks in the retirement transition. This involves
completing some online surveys about your experience of the transition. If
you would like to be involved or know of others who would be interested
in being involved, please contact Ben Lam at ben.lam@uq.edu.au or visit
www.groups4health.com/g4r/
where you can access the survey.
(Details of the study also listed on page 17 of the Newsletter)
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Re: Aging Mind Initiative

Post by Dreamweaver » 05 Jun 2018, 21:25

Lots of goodies in 16 topics from the Aging Mind Initiative. Well worth looking at all, whether getting involved or not.
Although they want participants over 60 yrs old, the survey on wisdom is open to other ages,

https://ami.group.uq.edu.au/files/1828/ ... letter.pdf
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Re: Aging Mind Initiative

Post by Dreamweaver » 20 Nov 2018, 18:30

The final edition of the AMI Newsletter for 2018 has arrived
and not a moment too soon as the festive season is nearly here.

We are delighted to introduce you to the Australian Lions Hearing Dogs (page 2)
and the amazing work they do helping out our community.

We also have a free film screening (page 3) and some free online courses
to learn more about dementia and working with people with dementia (page 4).

We also are excited to announce five brand new research projects that are looking for participants.
We have a study on
  • hearing impairment (page 10),
    testing a memory aid (page 9),
    boosting your memory capacity (page 11),
    residential care planning for adults with intellectual impairment (page 10)
    and a study searching for private renters who will talk about their experiences (page 9).
Hopefully there is something here for everyone.

https://ami.group.uq.edu.au/files/1882/ ... letter.pdf
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