At least one third of people aged 65 and older fall at least once per year. As someone who enjoys the company of older people and is passionate about exercise, Cathie believes for an ageing population, physical activity is the key.
Stroke occurs abruptly and often with devastating consequences. In a new study, The George Institute Director, Professor Craig Anderson, and his colleagues found that an uncommon but particularly devastating form of stroke affecting younger people has no links to stress – contrary to common perception.
The George targets disadvantaged populations around the world where access to basic health services may be restricted. The Institute is engaged in a number of programs working with Indigenous Australians that will have a positive, sustainable and measurable impact.