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Unpaid carer burdens laid bare in parliament

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When You Can no Longer Provide Care for Your Loved One

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Navigating Role Reversal When Caring for a Loved One

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Why the cost of aged care is set to increase by $200,000

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National Advanced Care Planning Week: Share what matters most and plan your future health care

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Aged care workers win up to 28.5 per cent wage rise

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The Invisible Carer

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Three steps to finding home care services in Australia

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Meaningful activities for those living with dementia

Dementia can affect a person’s ability to think, remember and communicate. People’s abilities can vary greatly, and staying involved and...
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Assisted living alternatives

Innovative alternatives to keep your loved ones close by As our loved ones begin to age, the decision to whether...
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Here’s how to find accessible beaches

When it comes to things that Australia does best, suffice it to say that it’s a country renowned for its...
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Top tips (and traps to avoid) when navigating aged care

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Home or away: the difference between in-home care and assisted living

Everything you need to know about the difference between in-home care and assisted living As our loved ones age, the...
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Top technology for the elderly

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