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Aged Care Online Relaunches Retirement Living Online

By on Thursday, November 28, 2013

Australian Online Directories has relaunched Retirement Living Online to the public.

The new website has a fresh, clean and more modern layout. The structure of the website is now more user friendly, with the ability to search by major cities, a wider range of village features and lifestyle choices.

 

New Nutrient Drink to Help Early Stage Alzheimer’s

By on Thursday, November 28, 2013

A new multi-nutrient drink which can improve memory function during the early stages of Alzheimer’s disease is now available.

‘Souvenaid’ is a medical drink with a combination of nutrients which have shown to be low in people with early Alzheimer’s disease.

Although the drink is not a cure or a preventative measure for Alzheimer’s disease, the nutrients it contains have been found to aid the brain in terms of learning and memory.The key nutrients include uridine, choline, omega-3 fatty acids, phospholipids vitamins and minerals.

 

Free Breast Screenings for Women 70+

By on Thursday, November 28, 2013

The Federal Government will provide $55.7 million to allow women aged 70-74 to have free breast cancer screenings.

This is an increase in the target age range from BreastScreen Australia by five years, from women aged 59-69 to 70-74. Minister for Health Tanya Plibersek said the free breast screens will save lives and improve the outcome for women diagnosed with breast cancer.

 

Simple Strategies for reducing Aged Care Costs

By on Thursday, November 28, 2013

Anyone who has looked into residential aged care knows that the costs can soon add up, particularly when considering an extra service facility. If you know how to minimize these costs, you can save a small fortune.

Our first guest blogger, financial planner Charles Penheiro from Penheiro Financial Planning gives us his strategies for reducing aged care costs.

 

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