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Dementia Care Dos and Don’ts

Rates of dementia are rising leaving more people with the challenging job of caring for someone with dementia. Currently more than 400,000 Australians live with dementia. This number is expected t…

Frailty in Older Adults

Did you know over half the Australia population aged 65 or over experience frailty or pre-frailty?[1] Frailty can impact a person’s physical as well as cognitive state. It comes about because of c…

Dementia: Accepting Your Loved One’s Reality Without Lying

Dementia can cause anxiety and stress for the individual and their loved ones. While there is no cure for dementia, there are techniques that can improve quality of care. One of the techniques…

Identifying the Signs of a Stroke FAST

In 2020, one Australian had a stroke every 19 minutes, and more than 445,000 Australians live with the effects of stroke.[1] Unfortunately, stroke is one of the leading causes of death in Australi…
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Aged Care Agencies and the Fine Art of In-Home Elderly Care

In the ever-evolving landscape of aged care, finding the right support for your loved ones is crucial. Aged care agencies play a pivotal role in ensuring that the elderly receive compassionate and…

20 Ways to Get Your Elderly Parents to Eat More Protein

Getting enough protein in your diet is especially important for older people to help maintain their overall health, muscle strength, balance, agility, and resilience. Older adults need more protei…

A Step-By-Step Knee Replacement Recovery Timeline for Seniors

As we are living longer, more older Australians are needing joint replacement surgery. Approximately 13.3% of people aged 65-84 years, and 22.5% of those aged over 85 years have had at least one j…

Can Fasting Help Fend Off Parkinson’s Disease?

Parkinson’s disease is a progressive, neurodegenerative condition that affects a person’s control of their body movements. It affects the brain’s neurons and can lead to symptoms such as tremors, …

How In-Home Care Can Foster Social Connections for Isolated Seniors

One of the challenges of getting older is the isolation that can come with that spending more time at home. The loss of workplace social connections, as well as less social activity, can have a si…

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