Handy tips to make travelling with a loved one who requires support care free!
As we age, we face unique challenges as driving is a highly complex task that requires a variety of skills, including physical, cognitive, behavioral, and sensory‐perceptual abilities. But preparation for retiring from driving can make a difference.
Friendship, support and companionship, it all makes a difference.
The sandwich generation is a term which has been applied to an estimated 1.5 million Australians who are dealing with the daily challenges of caring for their children, grandchildren, partner and their ageing parents.
Loneliness is a universal human emotion that is both complex and unique to each individual and for many older people their experience of loneliness may increase with the passing of time with the death of close friends, partners and cessation of working. But people can assist or be assisted with their loneliness by taking action.
There are many reasons why individuals may not get enough assistance through government funding, or may be ineligible for this type of support. With the current wait-list to access an appropriate level of funding from a Home Care Package being over 3...
Starting the discussion with your ageing parent about their need for assistance can be really tough, after all they will always be the parent! However, as you have probably found out convincing your parent that the time is now right to start...
The positive link between being out in nature, enjoying the benefits of gardening and your health is not new news, health professionals recommend a daily dose of vitamin D and getting back to nature for all Australians. Gardening is a home based activity that many...
Aged Care is rarely at the top of anyone’s list of things to find out about until he or she or their loved one actually needs it.