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Loneliness and isolation can worsen dementia symptoms and suppress the immune system. To combat this, here are four meaningful ways to...
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Regular COVID boosters are still important

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Robot carers: redefining nursing for the 21st century

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Helpful mobile apps for managing care

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Beware of ‘celebrity’ scams

Prominent Australians are among those being misrepresented in “deepfake” online advertisements trying to scam people out of tens of thousands...
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Palliative care – who is missing out?

People with dementia and heart disease are least likely to receive specialist palliative care and only about 15% of people...
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What is the true cost of being a carer?

Carers contribute enormously to the lives of tens of thousands of Australians each year, but often the work they do...
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4 ways to overcome carer loneliness in dementia care

When you’re caring for an older adult with Alzheimer’s disease or dementia, loneliness is a common feeling. It might feel like nobody else...
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Supporting older men with mental health conversations

Never discount the impact changes in life or lifestyle can have on a person’s mental health. Ageing is a time...
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Centrelink payments boost from 1 July

Age pensioners, carers, and other people receiving social benefits could receive more income when indexation limits are lifted from 1...
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World Elder Abuse Awareness Day: 15 June

The United Nations General Assembly, in its resolution 66/127, designated 15 June as World Elder Abuse Awareness Day (WEAAD). WEAAD is...
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Senior hoarding: Understand the emotions to find solutions

Senior hoarding issues are tough for carers to manage, both physically and emotionally. Hoarding can cause safety hazards like increased...
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Maggie Beer’s sweet potato fritters with smashed avocado and salmon

Maggie Beer shares a recipe from her new book, Recipes for Life with the Australian Carers Guide. The beauty of...
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Maggie Beer’s turmeric, honey and ginger creme

Maggie Beer shares a recipe from her new book, Recipes for Life with the Australian Carers Guide. This creme is...
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10 Things I Learned When My Father Had Dementia

After a stroke at 81, my clever, funny, obstinate father developed vascular dementia in November 2011. We swiftly came to...
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Rachel Lane Q&A

Rachel Lane explains the ins and outs of retirement living and aged care like no-one else. Her ability to break...
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