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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.

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
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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
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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
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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
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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 (7-13 September 2020). It is all about safeguarding your
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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,
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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
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SignsYourParentsNeedHelpAtHome

3 signs your loved ones may need help at home

It is normal to feel concerned about your loved ones as they age. Have you noticed their house isn’t as clean as it used to be? Have you noticed they have difficulties doing some everyday tasks? You may even notice subtle changes in
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HomeCarePackage

5 things to look for when choosing a home care package provider

When it comes to Home Care Packages (HCP), choosing a reliable care provider is the most important step in getting the right support and a customised care plan that suits your needs. While there are many providers, each one is different. It is
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PrefrailtySymptoms

Pre-frailty in the 40-age group

Growing older is a given, but becoming frail should not be. Staying healthy and feeling our best as we age is important. While most people assume that becoming frail is something that happens later in life new research has shown that it starts
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