The health of older Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples
AUSTRALASIAN JOURNAL ON AGEING | WILEY | Published : 2016
The health of Aboriginal Australians is poorer than that of all other Indigenous cultures in developed nations, and recent studies suggest high rates of dementia and other conditions that are common in old age. This has implications for health promotion, provision of services and planning for older age in these communities. This article provides an overview on the health of Older Aboriginal Australians.