Australasian Journal on Ageing

Volume 39, No 2, June 2020

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Australasian Journal on Ageing is a peer reviewed journal, which publishes original work in any area of gerontology and geriatric medicine.  It welcomes international submissions, particularly from authors in the Asia Pacific region.

The magazine is  free access here:

And there are virtual themed issues available here:

  • Editorial: World keeps on turning - Jane Sims
  • Human rights unbound: An unrepentant call for a more complete application of human rights in relation to older persons > And beyond - Andrew Byrnes
  • Towards the development of Vietnam’s national dementia plan > A commentary - Carol Brayne
  • Components of disability exclusion: Discrimination, avoidance and accessibility in later life - Jeromey Temple, Margaret Kelaher, Ariane Utomo, Ruth Williams, Libby Brooke
  • Is disability exclusion associated with experiencing an unmet need for health care? - Jeromey Temple, Jay Stiles, Ariane Utomo, Margaret Kelaher, Ruth Williams
  • Discrimination and disability: Types of discrimination and association with trust, self-efficacy and life satisfaction among older Australians - Jeromey Temple, Margaret Kelaher, Libby Brooke, Ariane Utomo, Ruth Williams
  • Non-chewing diets and cerumen impaction in the external ear canal in a residential aged care population - Hanna Morley, Vanessa Panak, Wilhelmina Mulders, Helen Goulios, Angelita Martini, Claire Langdon
  • Towards the development of Vietnam’s national dementia plan - the first step of action - Tuan Anh Nguyen, Thang Pham, Thu Ha Dang, Walter Ladson Hintin, Anh Trung Nguyen, Tuan Le Pham, Maria Crotty, Susan Kurrle, Quang Thuc Bui, Huong Nguyen, Elizabeth Roughead
  • Voluntary stopping of eating and drinking in advance directives for adults with late-stage dementia - Philippa Trowse
  • Meeting the needs of older people living in Australian residential aged care: A new conceptual model - Joseph Ibrahim, Deirdre Fetherstonhaugh, Jo-Anne Rayner, Linda McAuliffe, Briony Jain, Michael Bauer
  • Letter to the Editor: The link between hearing loss, dementia and mental health: A community conversation - Dona Jayakody, Ben Horgan, Elizabeth Foster, Hadeel Tarawneh, Hanadi Tarawneh, Robert Eikelboom
  • Australian Association of Gerontology Position Paper Summary: LGBTI Ageing Research in Australia - Tonye Segbedzi, Sandra South, Mark Hughes, Sue Malta
  • Uncoupling fate: Klotho - Goddess of fate and regulator of life and ageing - Glynda Kinsella, Elizabeth Mullaly, Elizabeth Rand, Kerryn Pike, Ann Reilly, Marina Cavuoto
  • Older people’s satisfaction with and utilisation patterns of the Old Age Allowance in Nepal - Govinda Prasad Dhungana, Manisha Sapkota, Bishnu Bista
  • Current knowledge and practice of Australian and New Zealand health-care professionals in sarcopenia diagnosis and treatment: Time to move forward! - Suey Yeung, Esmee Reijnierse, Marijke Trappenburg, Carel Meskers, Andrea Maier
  • Prognostication accuracy of final destination in poststroke patients requiring transitional care - Mayura Thilanka Iddagoda, Charles Annoopkumar Inderjeeth, Kien Chan, Warren David Raymond