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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.

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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Spring activities for retirement living home

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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retirement living benefits

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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Things to consider when moving to nursing home

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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SocialMethodsToFightLoneliness

3 social steps to beat loneliness

More and more older people – up to one third – are now living with loneliness. And, according to Australian Loneliness Report, people with higher levels of loneliness report more health issues including colds and infections, headaches, sleeping difficulties and stomach complaints. Others suggest that loneliness can have the same
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DementiaTipsForCaregivers

3 tips for caring for someone with dementia

Dementia can change a person’s life in all aspects including relationships with friends, families and loved ones. Everyone can experience dementia differently. There can be changes in memory, behaviour feelings and personality. For family members and caregivers, it can be a challenging and stressful task to support someone who is
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PlanningAheadForYourFuture

Planning ahead: why you should and how to start

Who would make decisions for you about your finances, medical care and personal wishes if you couldn’t speak for yourself? Would they be clear about what you want? This week marks Planning Ahead Week (6-12 September 2021). It is all about safeguarding your rights and taking control of your future
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ConsiderYourLifestyleWhenMovingToRetirementLiving

Retirement living: A good move

People move to retirement living villages for many reasons whether it’s seeking financial independence, wanting to free up time to spend on travel or volunteering or to be closer to family. If you’re looking to downsize and retire, there are many options Here, three recent purchasers share their story. Christine and
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HowToFindYourRetirementILivingHomeDuringCOVID19

4 ways to find your retirement living home during COVID-19

The COVID-19 pandemic has impacted most of us in some way. We all need to adapt to a ‘new normal’. This can mean embracing technology to communicate, having a bottle of hand sanitizer handy and rethinking travel plans. But not all plans need to go on hold. If you are
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