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How to cut through the confusion around aged care in Australia!What you need to do so you or your loved one ages well!How to avoid the nursing home by being proactive!One in three elderly parents suffer a fall, and most families don’t get help until it’s too late. Some 80% of the calls we receive […]

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Top 5 Benefits of In-Home Retirement and Care

Benefits of Home Care

Most elderly Australians want to stay independent and in the comfort of their own home for as long as possible after retirement. That is why home care is becoming an increasingly popular alternative to nursing/retirement facilities. After all, goes the saying, ‘home is where the heart is’ and when someone is unwell or frail it’s […]

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9 Tips to Help You Convince Your Ageing Parents to Accept Help

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Almost weekly we hear from someone who is struggling to arrange support for one or both of their parents. The struggle is due to resistance from their ageing parents who keep insisting that they don’t need help yet! Sound familiar? If this is a struggle you are currently going through you are certainly not alone. […]

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Signs of Alzheimer’s in Your Loved Ones

Alzheimer's Disease Signs and symptoms

The signs of Alzheimer’s disease can be difficult to recognize, since most people experience some form of forgetfulness from time to time. That’s why it’s important to be able to tell the difference between normal memory lapses and Alzheimer’s symptoms. Alzheimer’s disease is a long gradual process. It will cause a person to eventually lose […]

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The 3 Most Alarming Threats to Quality Aged Care

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Article 1 of 4 With population growth on the rise and longer life expectancy, quality aged care has become a consideration for an exponentially growing number of families. For many families the ideal aged care option would allow their loved one to stay home, as long as that is still possible. Over the past two […]

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Company for seniors at Christmas time

Not every senior person is lucky enough, in this ever-expanding world, to have all their family members living close by. It’s not always easy for their children who live far away – in another town or state, or even in another country – to make it home for Christmas. Many senior Australians emigrated here decades […]

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Remember your ageing loved ones this Christmas

As Christmas approaches it becomes more important than ever to find ways to involve your ageing loved ones into your family celebrations, and help them to enjoy this special time. It’s not easy though – Christmas is a busy time: from work wind-ups, to Christmas card writing, and gift buying; this time of year can […]

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Motor Neurone Disease – what is it, how it happens, how it affects people & Platinum’s role

Platinum’s carers are often called upon to provide support for people who are living with Motor Neurone Disease (MND). This support can range from simply preparing meals, to assisting with personal care in the mornings and evenings. Showering and dressing for the day, or the bedtime routine are important duties carried out by Platinum’s carers […]

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