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The ACT government has published its latest strategic plan  for positive ageing. It is also moving towards becoming an age friendly city. I wish more cities would adopt this policy- details are on the World Health Organisation website. The point is that if cities become age-friendly they are better places for everyone to live in, particularly the elderly, the disabled and children. On a recent trip to Melbourne it was good to see some of the tram stops labelled on the map as having minimal gap between the pavement and the tram. This helps those in wheelchairs as well as the elderly. Read the rest of this entry »


There have always been two sides to my research. Both are concerned with keeping fit, one the brain and the other the body. Read the rest of this entry »