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  1. 25 July 2017 - Health & Wellbeing

    ‘Rusty’ brains linked to Alzheimer’s

    University of Melbourne researchers have discovered high iron levels in the brain play an important role in the onset of Alzheimer's.

  2. 6 July 2017 - Engineering & Technology

    Ageing in a virtual world

    A team of older people is helping University of Melbourne researchers develop virtual reality technology to encourage social participation and healthy ageing.

  3. 29 June 2017 - Health & Wellbeing

    Surviving menopause with some (self) kindness

    Menopausal symptoms like hot flushes can be managed with self-compassion, using approaches like mindfulness, according to University of Melbourne research.

  4. Podcast19 May 2017 - Up Close

    What’s killing women?

    Population health researcher Professor Cassandra Szoeke outlines what ails women as they grow older, and how men differ from women in age-related diseases.

  5. Podcast5 May 2017 - Up Close

    Staying healthy in old age

    Geriatrician Andrea Maier from the University of Melbourne on the cellular basis of ageing and how to change the script.

  6. 6 March 2017 - Inside Business

    The challenge and opportunity of an ageing workforce

    For the first time, we have four generations working together. We need to work out how to deal with the challenges and opportunities this brings.

  7. Podcast21 October 2016 - Up Close

    Ageing workers: Old and in the way?

    Legal scholar Mia Rönnmar joins host Lynne Haultain for an international perspective on the place and plight of older workers in the workplace.

  8. 7 October 2016 - Inside Business

    Ford workers need chance to shift gear

    At an average age of 50, the Ford workers losing their jobs at Broadmeadows and Geelong have transferrable skills, but employers need to give them a chance.

  9. 23 August 2016 - Inside Business

    Is a comfortable retirement out of reach for the average Australian?

    The Commonwealth Government’s tougher Age Pension assets test will reduce the retirement incomes of most working Australians. Will you retire comfortably?

  10. 9 June 2016 - Legal Affairs

    The case for removing judges’ retirement age

    Federal judges must retire at 70 in Australia. Has the time come to reassess the use of compulsory retirement as society’s views on age continue to shift?