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  • Aged care residents playing games
    Can’t wait to move into a Nursing Home you say?

    We often hear seniors say, “I never want to end up in a Nursing Home” and there are certainly a number of stereotypes surrounding them. Naturally, the majority of people want to remain living in their own homes for the entirety of their lives. But......

  • Senior mother hugs daughter while grieving
    How to Support Someone Who Is Grieving

    When someone you know loses a loved one, it’s easy to feel uncertain about how to respond. What do you say? What do you do? It’s very important to have the support of friends and family when people are grieving. Listen. Let them talk about......

  • Young carer giving helping hands for the elderly woman - demonstrating 'What is Palliative Care?'
    What is Palliative Care?

    Palliative Care Australia defines Palliative Care as “care that helps people live their life as fully and as comfortably as possible when living with a life-limiting or terminal illness”.   It is all about ensuring that the comfort, care, needs and choices of people are managed......

  • How to Get Help for the Elderly in Their Own Home
    How to Get Help for the Elderly in Their Own Home

    One of the greatest struggles as people get older can be the loss of independence that comes when health or mobility issues make it difficult for someone to live on their own. Thankfully, there are options that allow the elderly to get the help and......

  • young therapist playing a triangle to senior woman, music therapy , useful especially for people with Alzheimer disease
    5 Benefits of Music Therapy for seniors

    What is music therapy? Is it jiving to your favourite radio station, or joining your local choir? Whilst all those things are great and can definitely lift your mood – music therapy is, in fact, a research-based practice whereby professionals, qualified in music therapy, draw......

  • Elderly couple calculating their monthly finances at home, considering getting financial advice in their retirement
    Where can I get financial advice in retirement?

    Whether you are approaching retirement or already retired, financial concerns can be a considerable cause of stress. It may seem to have crept up on you quickly, and now you’re wondering if you are prepared. Did you save enough and invest wisely? Will you outlive......

  • A mother and daughter considering their aged care options
    How to talk to your parents about aged care

    How do you start a conversation with your parents about aged care? It can be a subject nobody wants to face, so we tend to leave it for another day. The trouble with holding off is it’s not just one conversation that you’ll need to......

  • Messy pile of vintage objects - representing hoarding
    What Causes Hoarding?

    Hoarding is a disorder that seems to be a growing problem. Experts estimate that between 400,000 and 1.1 million people in Australia suffer from it. But what is hoarding, and what causes it in the first place? People who are struggling with hoarding might have......