Tag Archives: Aged

Gold Coast aged care closure in spotlight

The sudden and shocking closure of a Gold Coast aged care home, and the safety and quality of patient care leading up to the scandal, will be scrutinised by a Queensland parliamentary committee. The bipartisan Health Committee will hold hearings into the Earle Haven Retirement Village on Wednesday and Thursday at the Royal Pines Resort.… Read More »

Middle Aged Stress Associated With Smaller Brain Size And Poor Memory

Research has found that middle-aged individuals in their forties and fifties with elevated cortisol levels, a hormone associated with stress, perform worse on cognitive and memory tasks compared to individuals of the same age who have average levels of cortisol. Elevated blood cortisol levels were also linked to smaller brain volumes. One factor that’s getting… Read More »