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Directions - Understanding Your Pathway to Ageing

on Tuesday, May 26, 2015

'Directions' is a short animated video by Benetas that is an innovative and first of its kind resource. It aims to assist you and your family to better navigate your way through the aged care system in Australia.

RAAFA Takes the Lead in Fresh Water Thinking

on Tuesday, May 26, 2015

The Royal Australian Air force Association (RAAFA) Merriwa Estate has been recognised for its excellent efforts in saving water, winning recognition through the Water Corporation’s Water Efficiency Management Plan program.

Betty’s Boundless Volunteer Work is Awarded

on Friday, May 22, 2015

Mrs Betty Fairclough has made an exceptional contribution to the community, most recently with Juniper, a leading WA aged care and community services provider that has supported older West Australians for more than 65 years.

Foods for Fending Off Colds and Flu

on Thursday, May 21, 2015

They say you are what you eat, so it makes sense that eating healthy foods helps your immune system to stay healthy. At this time of year, it is especially important to ensure you eat well to fend off colds and flu during the winter months. 

Prime Super: Get a Super Boost From the Government

on Thursday, May 21, 2015

It’s not often you get anything for free and getting money for nothing, well that is simply unheard of! But did you know you could receive a contribution to your superannuation account from the government simply by making a personal (after-tax) contribution to your super? 

92-Year-Old WWII Fighter Pilot Takes To The Skies Once Again

on Wednesday, May 20, 2015

It's been 70 years since Joy Lofthouse's last flight, but the 92-year-old Air Transport Auxiliary veteran has been given the chance to board a Spitfire for one more trip.

Robotic Seal Comforts Dementia Residents

on Wednesday, May 20, 2015

Regis Aged Care recently trialled a robotic harp seal, called PARO, in its dementia care program. Regis found the ‘carebot’ scientific tool to be extremely beneficial for dementia residents who have known behaviours such as agitation, wandering and aggression and who are resistive to standard intervention practices. 

Lifeview Celebrates IDAHOT Day

on Tuesday, May 19, 2015

Victorian aged care provider Lifeview Residential Care celebrated IDAHOT Day yesterday in each of its homes and corporate office.  

What's the Difference Between Alzheimer's & Dementia?

on Monday, May 18, 2015

Alzheimer's disease and dementia are often used interchangeably, as many people believe that one means the other. However, this confusion between the two diseases can cause issues on behalf of patients, families and caregivers.

Time Out With Tablets

on Friday, May 15, 2015

Alzheimer’s disease is the most common form of dementia, affecting everyday living through gradual memory loss and cognitive decline. When Martin Bongailas’s mum, Mary, was diagnosed with Alzheimer’s six years ago, Martin decided to retire early to care for her.

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