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Dementia Awareness Week – time to get serious

As part of Dementia Awareness Week it’s important to highlight the different needs of people living with dementia and how they might be prioritised in receiving government subsidies.

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Spring has sprung – how to harness the good vibes

You can sense the change in the air. The blossom has come out, daffodils are sprouting and the colour of the sunshine is clearer and…

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Waiting for your Home Care Package – what to do if your needs have changed

If things have changed for you while you’re waiting for your Home Care Package then here are three things that you need to know about.

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How to apply for an Aged Care Home

When you’re faced with the need to move into aged care it can be a time of great stress and confusion. Finding aged care is…

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When mum doesn’t want aged care

Australians are a stoic lot. We don’t like to ask for help and this trait doesn’t go away as we get older, if anything it’s…

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Looking after yourself: tips for carers of dementia sufferers

The person you are caring for needs you to be emotionally, physically and psychologically on your game all the time (or at least as much…

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Home safety comes first – when prevention is much better than a cure

The wrong time on the wall clock in the living room was deeply frustrating. It had been like that since Daylight Savings – one hour…

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7 Signs of dementia

There are a lot of misconceptions about what dementia is and what to look for if you think a loved one has dementia. Obviously, any…

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Living with dementia – Reflections of a daughter caring for her father

The biggest adjustment was to learn to sit in the silence. One week into my stint as primary carer for my 83-year-old father has given…

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Dementia care – a quality of life approach for Aged Care Homes

The biggest adjustment was to learn to sit in the silence. One week into my stint as primary carer for my 83-year-old father has given unique opportunity to understand what it is like to be in the shoes of my mother.

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The 70 year itch

That caught your interest didn’t it! And why not? One of life’s greatest pleasures is intimacy and it doesn’t have to stop as you get…

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