$25.5 million to support research to improve the quality of life for Australians as they age

The Australian Government has announced $25.5 million for research aimed at improving the health and wellbeing of older Australians. Funding is from the Medical Research Future Fund (MRFF).

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$25.5 million is available from the MRFF’s Dementia, Ageing and Aged Care Mission  for research that aims to support older Australians:

  • maintain their health and quality of life as they age
  • live independently for longer
  • access quality care when they need it

This grant opportunity will have four streams funding research to support early diagnosis and treatment of conditions that are prevalent among older Australians. The Australian Government has also welcomed the release of the Dementia, Ageing and Aged Care Mission Roadmap and Implementation Plan.

Read the media release for more information.

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