Category Archives: Seniors News

Your Say On Aged Care

Your input will be invaluable as a way to let Canberra publicly know what the issues are at the coalface with Aged Care Continue reading

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10 Questions you need to ask

With the media in Australia still hitting back at the figures that show aged care facilities spend $6 a day per resident on food – it’s essential to know how well your loved one will be eating in care. Continue reading

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Can a Concussion Really Lead to Dementia?

How many times does a soccer player head a ball, get dizzy and think nothing of it… It could possibly be a mini stroke, as we have now been told. Continue reading

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Sleep essential for brain function in elderly | Aged Care Insite

Home | News | Sleep essential for brain function in elderlySleep essential for brain function in elderlyBy: Kirstie Chlopicki in News, Top Stories January 18, 2018 0Researchers investigating how the brain could be made more resistant to age-related decline have … Continue reading

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End of life care in aged care homes

A question to ask the Nursing Home prior to entry, as a person nearing the end of their life may need to leave if the aged care home can’t provide the care and support that’s needed. Continue reading

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My BIG wish for 2018

Join us and have your say, we need to know that the nursing facilities are more like ‘homes’  and we would be happy to live in them in our latter years of life.    Continue reading

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Designed for dignity and respect

Yvonne from Special Care Clothing Solutions designs clothing to preserve the dignity and respect of people with limited mobility either in their own home, out shopping or in a nursing facility. A call was received from a Gentleman who needed … Continue reading

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When Are Older People Going To Realise That It’s Alright To Ask For Help?

As Fairfax Media reported, “the couple’s next of kin live overseas, so they were without family who could check up on their welfare. Continue reading

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Laugh Yourself To Good Health

Laughter is the best medicine. Continue reading

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Alzheimer’s disease

It is so good to know that there is now so much information available to help families, who need support with a family member who might have Dementia. Continue reading

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