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Finding the right support to live well as you age, or recover from a health incident can be challenging to navigate and at times, overwhelming. Here, you will find educational articles and resources about retirement living, home care packages, residential care homes, living well with dementia and social experiences.

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Downsizing: 5 simple tips to get started

Have you ever looked around the house and felt a bit overwhelmed by the clutter surrounding you? Do you dream of living a minimalistic lifestyle? Is excessive clutter around the house causing you stress and affecting how you live life? Downsizing isn’t a new topic for many of us, especially
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Preparing for your home care package

You’ve been approved for a Home Care Package and have been advised you’re on the national waiting list. What you can do during the wait time to prepare for your Home Care Package (HCP)? Avenues for short-term support Depending on the support you require, you may be eligible for help
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What is Livable Housing Design?

A livable housing design becomes one of the main considerations when it comes to retirement living options. A livable home is designed to built to meet the changing needs of residents across their lifetime.  Livable homes include key easy living features that make them easier and safer to use for
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Lesley reignites her passion for art

Lesley Collet has always appreciated and enjoyed creating art and since her diagnosis with Multiple Scleroris (MS),  has been able to reconnect with her passion through her participation in ACH Group ceramics group. It’s Tuesday just before 1pm and the ACH Group ceramics class, which is a dedicated NDIS experience
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A tale of working retirees

Most older Australians are living longer, healthier lives – and want or need – to work longer. Data published by the Council on the Ageing (COTA) revealed that only 49% of Australians aged 65 and older are retired — a decrease from 2018 figures where 60% of people in the
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John tees off living well with dementia

John tees off

 John has been social his entire life and this often involved playing a round of golf with clients and business associates when he worked in the travel industry. “When I worked in travel being social was important and I have always enjoyed a day of golfing with clients and friends,”
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Ian Gladstone living with dementia

Living well with dementia with Ian Gladstone

Fifteen years ago, Ian Gladstone was diagnosed with early-onset semantic dementia, a type of Frontotemporal dementia which amongst other symptoms affects people’s word finding and communication skills. Following his diagnosis, Ian has become an advocate for living well with dementia, sharing his knowledge with communities across Australia. Ian’s esteemed resume
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3 spring activities for retirement living home

After a long, cold winter, we are all eager to welcome spring and with that comes the warmer weather, fresh air and sunshine. There are many activities that you can do to embrace this beautiful weather and to bring some freshness to your home whether you’re living at home or
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5 benefits of retirement living you may not know

Is your family home feeling too large for your needs? Or maybe you want to free up some cash to enjoy your retirement? Downsizing and moving into a retirement living community can be a big, but exciting decision to make. Whilst it can be an emotional time leaving your family
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Residential care: 5 things to consider

Have you heard the term ‘residential care’, ‘hostel’ or ‘nursing home’ but don’t know what it all means? Are you concerned about your safety and security living at home or that of a loved one, but don’t know what options are available? This article is for you. What is residential
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