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Residential Aged Care: Top 5 Tips When Selling Your Home

By on Thursday, November 21, 2013

A lot of people face the daunting tasks of selling their family home when a family member needs to move into residential aged care.  Aged Care Online has teamed up with Kylie Frearson from Property Solutions 101 to give you the Top 5 Tips for Selling your Home… That no one tells you!

1. Select the right agent
Don’t just select the agent that gives you the highest price for your property or tells you what you want to hear.

 

 

Aged Care Australia: Are Retirees Given Too Much?

By on Thursday, November 21, 2013

Are retirees given too much? That’s the question being asked by The Association of Superannuation Funds of Australia (ASFA) who fears that too few self-funded retirees will push Australia to the brink of a retirement disaster.

The ASFA believes the Government’s current income and asset’s tests are too generous and it should be tougher for retirees to access the pension.

 

Aged Care Professionals: New Online Forum For Continence Professionals

By on Thursday, November 21, 2013

A new online sharing tool, the Australian Continence Exchange website has been launched to help health professionals access information about continence management online.

Free online resources include a consumer information library, access to the latest reports and clinical guidelines, video presentations, product supplier directories and an online forum for health professionals to connect and share ideas.

 

Residential Aged Care: 1 in 3 Nursing Home Residents Suffering from Depression

By on Thursday, November 21, 2013

Elderly people living in residential aged care are 35% more likely to suffer from depression than the general community, with 1 in 3 residents suffering.

Elderly people who still live at home but require a lot of home care support, were also found to be twice as likely to suffer from depression compared to healthy older people.

 

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