Everything you need to know about older people and scams.

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It’s likely that we have all heard stories about scams. A steady increase of people adopting digital devices and entering the online world has as a result unfortunately also seen a rise in the number of online and phone scams. A lot of these scams specifically target older people, which is why we’ve put together … Read more

10 Tips for Socialising as an Older Australian.

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Social Isolation has been an epidemic for older people since before COVID-19, so there has never been a more important time to look at tips for socialising as an older Australian. According to the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare “Social isolation and loneliness can be harmful to both mental and physical health.” So what … Read more

5 Tips for Spring Cleaning with your Home Care Package.

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Spring is the perfect time to find some motivation to do a bit of decluttering around the house. Which is why we’ve decided to put together some tips for spring cleaning with your Home Care Package. Whether that is sorting through your closet and donating some items you no longer need, reorganising the kitchen, or … Read more

12 New Year’s Resolutions for older Australians.

New year, new you? Maybe, maybe not. Every year though, gives us the opportunity to reflect on the year we’ve had and what we might like to do a little differently next year. We have put together a few ideas of New Year’s Resolutions for older Australians to try this year. After 2020, which has … Read more

Using your Home Care Package during COVID-19

Wondering how to use your Home Care Package during COVID-19? We don’t blame you. It’s no secret that 2020 has been a strange and unprecedented year. As we all become accustomed to the ‘new normal’ in attempt to flatten the curve of global pandemic COVID-19 (coronavirus) it is understandably an unexpected and daunting time for … Read more

21 Exercises to Get Moving as you Age.

We all know staying active has physical benefits, but it turns out it is also great for your brain. Exercise is proven to boost energy levels, help you sleep, and the endorphins improve your mood. That’s why it’s extra important to get moving as you age. There are four main types of activity that you … Read more

How to stay safe in smoky conditions as an older person.

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The current fires in Australia have been terrible in their own right, with many communities being forced to fight, protecting their lives and properties. With plenty of client impacted we wanted to put together some information about staying safe in smoky conditions as an older person. Many people around Australia are impacted by the threat … Read more

How to support someone with Dementia at home.

Currently in Australia there are 200,000 people providing unpaid care to a person with Dementia. Many carers can experience negative effects to their emotional, psychological and physical health. We have many clients impacted by Dementia, and see the impacts everyday. That’s why we decided to put together this blog post to cover how to support … Read more

6 tricks to stay hydrated as an older person.

We all know that hydration is extremely important for our overall health, but did you know that older adults are at risk of worse dehydration? Remembering to stay hydrated as an older person can be more difficult. When we get older our sense of thirst diminishes, so even if our body is needing water, we … Read more

5 Sleep tips for Older People.

As we age our sleeping patterns change and we tend to have a harder time switching off at night. Sleep is extremely important to both your physical and emotional health regardless of what age you are. That’s why we’ve put together some sleep tips for older people. There’s a lot your body gets up to … Read more