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  • Aged care worker
    How To Work In Aged Care

    Working with older Australians can be a rewarding and meaningful employment path. As the population continues to age, there are a growing number of real opportunities for people who have the talent, professional background and skills to provide positive assistance to older persons who may......

  • How to plan for retirement
    How To Plan For Retirement

    It doesn’t matter if you’re 64, 14, 32, or 56 – you can always plan for your future, including your eventual retirement. Since you’re reading this article, you’re likely ready to begin the endeavour, but where do you start? When Do You Plan to Retire?......

  • Caregiver – woman helping senior man with shopping - providing caring for the elderly
    Providing care for the elderly

    Dilemmas faced by those who care. For those who have been parents, we have all faced the dilemma of wanting to see our children grow and develop while having a strong sense of our duty of care to keep them safe. This dilemma also exists......

  • Angel and flower - representing spiritual care
    What is Spiritual Care?

    To understand what spiritual care is, you must first understand what it means to be spiritual. Spirituality is sometimes confused with being religious, however, non-religious people have strong spiritual needs too. Spirituality can be described as a sense of connection to something bigger. It can......

  • Working as a Carer for the Elderly - lady serving lunch and talking to senior woman
    Working as a Carer for the Elderly

    Are you interested in becoming a carer for the elderly? Working in the aged care industry can be a very rewarding and meaningful career choice. As the population continues to age, there’s an increasing number of career opportunities for people who have a great attitude......

  • Seniors playing cards - representing moving to a retirement village
    Moving to a Retirement Village

    Have you thought about moving to a Retirement Village? With the number of Australians aged over 75 years projected to increase by about 4 million between 2012 and 2060, it’s no wonder there is a dramatic increase in the number of options available to seniors......

  • Daughter kissing elderly dad on the cheek. Looking after elderly parents finances concept
    Looking After Elderly Parents’ Finances

    As your parents get older, it might become necessary for you to assist them in managing their finances. Or if they choose, you may need to manage their finances on their behalf if they no longer wish to, or aren’t able to. Here are some......

  • A senior lady and friend in a residential home or nursing home
    Things to Consider When Moving into Residential Care

    Residential aged care homes (previously known as nursing homes and hostels) are provided for older people who are unable to remain living in their own homes or with loved-ones due to their need for greater assistance with daily living. The decision to move into a......