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Aged Care Western Australia: Understanding Dementia Between a Child and her Nana

By on Thursday, November 21, 2013

As a former community care co-ordinator, Sheryl Munday witnessed first-hand the confusion experienced by those with relatives suffering from dementia. Now a village manager for Southern Cross Care in Western Australia, Sheryl has written and illustrated a children’s book Shining Brightly to help explain dementia through the eyes of a  child.

 

Southern Cross Care to Host First Seniors Expo

By on Thursday, November 21, 2013

One of the largest aged care providers in Western Australia, Southern Cross Care WA, will be holding its first Seniors Expo on Thursday 7th of March.

The expo will run from 10am to 3pm at the Success Village Community Centre in Success. The event will include more than 20 sites where seniors can find information on retirement living, home care options, health and nutrition, wills and legal advice, mobility, lifestyle and social ideas and more.“It will be a great opportunity for Perth seniors to find out about the many options and services that are available to them to help enrich their lives” he said.

 

 

Aged Care Melbourne: Broadband for Seniors Internet Kiosk Opened

By on Thursday, November 21, 2013

Aged Care Provider TLC Aged Care has been one of the first providers to implement the Australian Government’s Broadband for Seniors program, an initiative which seeks to provide senior Australians with access to computers.

The initiative seeks to address isolation and help senior Australians stay up to date with technology. TLC Aged Care opened an internet kiosk for its residents last week as part of the initiative.

 

Aged Care Sydney: New Grants to Help Seniors Stay Active

By on Thursday, November 21, 2013

The Federal Government has opened applications for grants worth up to $20,000 for local community groups to deliver courses to seniors.

The grants are available to local community training providers and not-for-profit community groups in Sydney and are worth between $5,000 and $20,000.

 

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