Tips for choosing the right aged care for you or your loved ones

Finding the best care for your loved one can be a difficult journey – for all of the family. Anecdotal evidence suggests – and many health care professionals agree – that when compared to reside...

Pets help the elderly, especially those receiving aged care…

The benefits of having a pet and pet therapy have been exhaustively studied for years and the conclusion is simple: pets are good for you, and especially if you are in aged care or receiving in-home c...

Five things to do in Sydney with an elderly relative…

If you're seeking venues in Sydney to take an elderly relative for an outing or day-trip, perhaps you might like to consider the five places featured below. Each venue is wheelchair or pram accessi...

Can you exercise when you have arthritis?

Arthritis is one of the most common, costly and disabling chronic conditions in Australia. Currently, there are 3.9 million Australians with arthritis and this is set to grow to 5.4 million by 2030...

Care to stay at home – it’s a fact that many of us do…

Recent research from Macquarie University has discovered that by receiving home care, Australian seniors can significantly reduce the chance that they will need to move into residential aged care. ...

10 Questions you should ask a Home Care Provider…

It becomes all too clear when the time is right to engage the services of a home care provider to look after a loved one. Perhaps they need help with household chores, doing the weekly shopping or pos...

Tell-tale signs that your elderly parents need home care assistance

Christmas and the annual holiday break is often a joyous time of catching up with extended family and friends, giving presents and sharing food. It’s also an opportunity for you to notice if your...

Buying gifts for elderly relatives or loved ones…

Buying Christmas gifts for family members can sometimes be difficult, and finding presents for elderly relatives can be an even harder task. There is probably nothing they need and very little they wa...

Reaching out to fight loneliness at Christmas time…

The festive season is generally a happy time to relax and reflect on the year that’s past. But, it’s also a time that can be fraught with emotion as Australians mark an important occasion without ...