Elderly Injury Prevention: How to Stop Falls

As we grow older, it is normal for our physical capabilities and balance to change, due to age, health conditions, or medication. These changes can often lead to falls and accidents. In fact, an estimated minimum one-third of individuals aged 65 and older fall one or more times each year. Of those, most do not…

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Dementia Care Tips: The Products I Cannot Live Without

In my house performing daily essential tasks such as making dinner and paying bills becomes harder and harder while living with a loved one with dementia. Throughout the years of having my nan live with my family and me, it was inevitable that her dementia would progress, but with that progression comes a loss of independence for…

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10 At-Home Winter Activities For Seniors

The cold weather and brisk breezes of Winter are usually enough to dissuade most people from being out and about for too long. This Winter, we all have an additional reason to stay indoors; to stop the spread of and protect ourselves from COVID-19. When you’re stuck indoors, even with in-home aged care services to…

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My Life With Dementia: Caring for Dementia Patients at Home

Written by Elizabeth Arena – Community Contributor I have always had a very close relationship with my grandparents; they have always been a major part of my life. When I started to notice changes in my nanna (such as repetitiveness and forgetfulness), it was very hard to comprehend that this may only be the beginning…

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