University of Queensland experts are available to comment during Queensland Seniors Week, August 18 to August 26. Journalists can contact the experts below or search by topic or name at UQ Experts.

14 August 2018

Being able to tell your family you love them, order a meal at a cafe, and talk to friends are all things most people take for granted – but for people living with dementia, communication difficulties can lead to isolation.

6 March 2017
The ability to drive plays a large part of who we are

We spend the majority of our childhood years waiting to do it, and in adulthood we try to hang on for as long as possible before giving it up.

27 June 2016
Smart phone app to help people with Parkinson's

A smartphone app has been developed to help monitor and improve treatments for people with Parkinson’s disease.

8 April 2014

A new study at The University of Queensland is exploring the needs and experiences of people with dementia and their carers as they stop driving.

4 March 2010

Researchers from The University of Queensland’s Occupational Therapy Division are seeking participants to take part in a study to understand the effects of stroke on everyday life.

2 June 2006

People aged more than 65 years are needed for a University of Queensland study into transport and lifestyle issues.

3 March 2003

University of Queensland researchers are seeking help from people aged more than 65 who have recently given up driving.

13 March 2002