Aging Mind Initiative

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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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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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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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The August edition of the Ageing Mind Initiative Newsletter is now live on our website at: https://ami.group.uq.edu.au/files/2165/ ... letter.pdf

Please allow a bit of time for it to load. You can also look at this current edition as well as past editions on the Newsletter webpage: https://ami.group.uq.edu.au/newsletter

If you would like a pdf copy of the Newsletter, please email ami@uq.edu.au and request it. We would be delighted to send it to you as an attachment.
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Dear Members of the 50 Plus registry,

I hope this email finds you well and you are ready to hear about some exciting new research projects. The February edition of the Ageing Mind Initiative Newsletter is now live on our website at:https://ami.group.uq.edu.au/files/2313/ ... letter.pdf

Please allow a bit of time for it to load. You can also look at this current edition as well as past editions on the Newsletter webpage: https://ami.group.uq.edu.au/newsletters

If you would like a pdf copy of the Newsletter, please email ami@uq.edu.au and request it. We would be delighted to send it to you as an attachment.

Have a wonderful week and stay safe.

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Great to see lots of things for isolated seniors in this issue. Also some research projects by phone or on line
https://ami.group.uq.edu.au/files/2365/ ... letter.pdf

FEATURE STORIES
Pachana wins Lawton Award 2
AMI Member Spotlight 3
Free telehealth couselling 4
New Hotline for Covid-19 6
Adopt a grandparent 7
Support available for seniors 8
Conversation in isolation 9AMI Recipes 10
Research Update 11

CURRENT RESEARCH PROJECTS
Values associated with caregiving 12
Mental Health Services 12
Exploring driving individuality 13
Understandings of Dementia 13
Sex and Intimacy after spinalcord injury 14
Sterling’s Dream Study 15
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https://ami.group.uq.edu.au/files/2399/ ... letter.pdf
Much of interest, including a survey on technology -
Australian Aged Care Technologies Collaborative (AACTC)
If you need to take a break during the survey, please use the save-and-return function.
https://prodsurvey.rcs.griffith.edu.au/ ... php/935376
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