Everything you need to know about older people and scams.

older people scams

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

How do you apply for a Home Care Package?

Picture with Carer and client applying for a Home Care Package

How do you apply for a Home Care Package? Applying for a Home Care Package (HCP) can be confusing. Many older Australians aren’t quite sure how to apply, where to apply and what is involved in the application process. We have put together this step-by-step guide on how to apply for a Home Care Package. … Read more

5 Tips for Spring Cleaning with your Home Care Package.

Older woman cleaning with carer who is creating a to do list.

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

Heath Davidson – The Paralympics

It’s a very exciting time for Wendy, one of our Clinical Managers, and her family. Her stepson, Heath Davidson, is currently competing in the 2020 Tokyo Paralympics. Heath is an Australian quad wheelchair tennis player and competed in the 2016 Rio Paralympics, where he teamed up with Dylan Alcott to win the Men’s Quad Doubles … Read more

3 Bone Health tips for Older Australians.

As we get older, it becomes more important than ever to look after our bones. When our bones become thin, weak or fragile we can increase our risk of broken bones, from even the smallest bump or accident. That’s why we put together this blog to cover some simple bone health tips to keep your … Read more

Managing your Diabetes as you Age.

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Did you know that more than 1.8 million Australian’s are living with diabetes, and that on average, 280 people are diagnosed daily in Australia? That’s why we wanted to write an article with some tips for managing your diabetes as you age. Many areas of care for people with diabetes can be relevant to every … Read more

8 Tips to Keep Well in Winter as you get Older

It’s that time of year again where we have the heater blasting, enjoy homemade hot soups and wait for the return of summer.  The winter months call for us to be snug in front of the fire with a good book, a cup of tea and in our comfiest of clothes. The cold weather can … 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