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Our top 5 Christmas gifts for your loved ones

Giving is a great feeling and the best thing about this time of year. However choosing a present can be hard and it’s even harder when you’re thinking about an older loved one who may simply have it all. Here’s our top 5 Christmas gifts to inspire your shopping.

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Home Care Packages: it’s one out and then one in!

It’s supply and demand. The simple fact is that 121,000 people are waiting in the National Queue for the right care Package. That’s the demand….

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Green is good – 5 hardy house plants

You may have noticed the resurgence in house plants. Gorgeous little shops that once were florists are now focussing on promoting longer lasting plants. Trailing…

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Books to lose yourself in

A good book is an immersion into another world. So this month we’re recommending a great book – in fact it’s a collection of short stories that allows you to dip in and out.  Helen Garner’s Stories: The Collected Short Fiction is an extraordinary collection and here’s why.

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Home Care Subsidies You Can Access Now | CareAbout | Home Care Package

Home Care subsidies you can access now

The government Home Care Package program is a fantastic initiative. However, waiting more than 12 months to get some help is not so great. So what can…

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Approved But Not Yet Received The Funding For A Home Care Package? | CareAbout | Aged Care Costs

Approved but not yet received the funding for a Home Care Package? How to get prepared!

It’s great that you’ve been approved for government subsidies under the Home Care Package program. So, it’s time to get prepared. Here’s what you can do now! There are over 800 Home Care providers Australia-wide all with different pricing and value offerings. So how do you choose? This handy guide helps you ask the right questions before you decide on a provider.

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Home Safety Comes First – When Prevention Is Much Better Than A Cure | CareAbout | Ageing Health

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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How Much Do I Need To Pay For My Home Care Package? | CareAbout | Aged Care Costs

How much do I need to pay for my Home Care Package?

Need some extra help to remain at home? Perhaps help with meal preparation, gardening, a spring clean or personal care. The government provides home care packages to support older people to remain living at home – up to 49k per year! Understanding the home care package fees will help you get the most out of your funding.

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Home Support – How To Plan It Right | CareAbout | Aged Care Planning & Advice

Home support – how to plan it right

It can be a big adjustment to get used to the idea of having someone supporting you to live in your own home. There’s a…

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7 Signs Of Dementia | CareAbout | Aged Care Planning & Advice

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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When Your Loved One Needs Help But Won’t Accept It | CareAbout | Aged Care Planning & Advice

When your loved one needs help but won’t accept it

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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