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12Apr 17
Retirement Communities Can Help The Transition Into Aged Care

Retirement Communities Can Help The Transition Into Aged Care

There can be a tendency in popular culture to negatively represent retirement homes or communities, but the reality of living in a retirement community is much different than what many people think. Retirement Communities can be a wonderful place to spend your latter years, whether you choose to do so…

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28Mar 17
5 Tips To Help Your Loved One Settle Into A Nursing Home

5 Tips to Help Your Loved One Settle into a Nursing Home

The transition from living independently to being cared for within a nursing home is a necessary, but often very difficult move to make. It can be hard for people to adjust to a new environment, and there is often an accompanying feeling of a loss of independence, or of being…

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03Mar 17
Aging Gracefully – You Can Too!

Aging Gracefully – You Can Too!

Everyone wants to look good – it’s a natural human desire, and this fact doesn’t change as we get older. The more we age, however, the more we may begin to concern ourselves more with the physical aspects of health, rather than the aesthetics. We begin to consider the future,…

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28Feb 17
Community Nurses And How They Can Help

Community Nurses And How They Can Help

The importance of community aged care services and residential care facilities cannot be underestimated in our society. With each passing decade, we are living longer and looking to be as active as possible into our old age. As a community, it is incumbent upon us to look after our elderly…

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16Feb 17
Tips For Managing Dementia In A Loved One

Tips for Managing Dementia in a Loved One

Dementia can be an extremely difficult condition to deal with, both for the individual themselves, as well as for the family of those who suffer from it. It can be hard to understand what is happening to our loved ones, and there is not much in the way of educating…

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03Feb 17
At What Age Can I Begin Collecting The Pension?

At What Age Can I Begin Collecting The Pension?

Right now, it is possible to claim the aged pension when you turn 65. Of course, most people would also realise that major changes to the aged pension have been mooted by the federal government, and by 2023, the minimum age for aged pension collection will have increased to 67.…

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19Jan 17
What Can I Expect From Respite Services?

What Can I Expect From Respite Services?

These days, thanks to respite services and care programs, an increased number of seniors are given the option of staying in their homes.  Residential care programs and home care providers are giving seniors the freedom and dignity of aging gracefully at a residence of their own choosing. Respite services also…

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05Jan 17
What Does A Retirement Village Have To Offer?

What Does A Retirement Village Have To Offer?

One of the most challenging parts of our job here at CBCS is meeting with the families of would-be residents and seeing the emotion written all over their faces. When children see their parents getting old and infirm, it can cause a huge wellspring of emotions to emerge. Often at…

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