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Looking at nursing homes for a loved one? Here’s where to start
Most of us will face this issue at some point, so it’s best to be prepared....
Australia isn't ready for aged care demand, report says
According to a new report, Australia has a long way to go before Baby Boomers begin entering the aged care...
One state is introducing tougher laws for retirement villages
Queensland plans to introduce new laws to protest residents of retirement villages and residential parks, according to a report. The...
Meet Francis, the high-tech ‘carebot’ that eases dementia symptoms
Although there’s no cure for dementia, therapy can slow the disease’s progression....
Co-housing works well for older people, once they get past the image problem
Housing Australia’s ageing population in homes that are affordable, accessible and sustainable presents a major challenge, particularly in a time...
Preparing for one of the toughest talks you’ll ever have
Aged care can seem like a labyrinth......
Study reveals shocking increase in aged care deaths
We’ve all heard stories of terrible things happening in aged care facilities. And while most aged care facilities have excellent...
Aged care residents tackle their bucket lists
Many of us have a bucket list of things we want to do before we die. And of course many...
Chilling story lays bare insulin murders in Australian aged care homes
A report in The Weekend Australian Magazine has laid bare stories of murder that would chill anyone with a family member...
Seniors' groups give their verdict on budget measures
In the lead up to the budget, there was a lot of talk about how it might address concerns about...
What to expect from the budget for your housing situation
There has been plenty of discussion in the lead up to the budget about housing, especially when it comes to...
It's time to end the taboo of sex and intimacy in care homes
Imagine living in an aged care home. Now imagine your needs for touch and intimacy being overlooked. More than 500,000...
'Agency that approves care homes misses appalling neglect'
The federal agency that approves aged care homes had repeatedly missed horrendous cases of neglect, including some in which residents died,...
Complaints commissioner challenges aged care providers
No doubt you would have read and heard a lot of negative things about aged care facilities over the years....
Aged care funding in the spotlight
No doubt you’ve heard a lot about the issue of aged care funding in recent years. Last year’s budget...
Aged care developments in Australia are no longer a one-size fits- all model
With Australia’s population ageing, a one-size-fits-all approach to aged care is no longer possible. While most Australians want to ‘age in...
Technology is set to change the future of aged care
Everywhere you turn in life and society these days there is some form of technology changing the way things are...
The questions you should ask about aged care
Ever thought about the questions you should ask before a loved one enters aged care?...
The issue of aged care affordability
There’s been a lot of talk in recent months about the affordability of housing. But what about the affordability of...
How a new program could stop people going into aged care too early
For a lot of older people, especially those over the age of 75 or 80, having a fall at home...
The changes set to revolutionise the aged care industry
As you might have read, the Federal Government has made a number of changes to the way aged care services...
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