Assistive technology is assisting seniors to stay living in their own homes, with medical alert systems offering independence and support.
Tips to help seniors to incorporate technology into their wellness plan or care plan to enhance their overall experiences and wellbeing.
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Exploring the possible health benefits of honey, including antibacterial, and anti-inflammatory properties, and much more.
Be fire safe and ready with emergency and bushfire kits, taking basic fire safety and readiness steps to work towards improving your safety.
Here's a guide to help with food choices and the management of Type 2 Diabetes, looking at healthier options for you and your entire family.
Are you prepared for a sudden trip to the emergency room? The Ready 2 Go Bag can assist you to prepare your clothing, toiletries & medical information.
It's possible to reduce the risk of developing cancers of the bowel. There are several modifiable risk factors including obesity & smoking.
Raising awareness this Spinal Health Week on the causes and negative effects of back pain. Read on for further information on spinal health.
A guide to understanding what Quality palliative care is. Start the conversation and raise awareness during National Palliative Care Week.
Here's some tips to maintaining a healthy heart for healthy ageing, from making healthy meal choices to increasing your physical activity.
Find the best low calorie takeaway meals under 500 calories. Healthy homemade meals are great, but we all need a rest from cooking sometimes.
The Aged Care Royal Commission has found key elements requiring urgent reform by the government to improve government funded aged care.
Discussing aged care services with ageing parents has its challenges. While some older adults are happy to start the conversation, others might have never thought about their future care needs. Often people perceive aged care as the start to the end and don’t have a solid grasp on what their options are. Getting your head […]
The final report has been handed down from the Royal Commission into Aged Care Quality and Safety, with an astounding 148 recommendations.
Take the quiz and find out how well you know your calories. Calorie counting is a great way to lose and maintain your weight long-term.
For ageing adults, engaging in regular physical activity plays a vital role in maintaining and improving their health and well-being. One of the main concerns for people as they get older is that the risk of injury increases. This should, however, not be a concern for older adults. Why? Because exercise for seniors is possible […]
Do you have new year's resolutions? Improve your year by setting healthier habits at the start of 2021 to eat well, move more and drink less.
Make the year 2021 a great year by creating a list of new year's resolutions and choosing your word of the year for 2021.
Here are some top ideas for New Year's resolutions in 2021 for retirees, with a different spin on what you can do to fulfil your year ahead.
An Advance Health Directive is an important way of expressing your healthcare wishes if the time comes where you're no longer able to.
Eating well is essential to healthy ageing. As people age, they need to choose nutrient-dense, healthy options. Here are some helpful tips.
How Creative Arts Can Help People With Dementia There are around fifty million people living with dementia globally. Rather than only looking at pharmaceutical options to manage dementia, health professionals are looking at non-pharmaceutical options for treatment and for improving quality of life. There are several activities for people with dementia that are both creative […]
Follow this prescription medication guide to help you manage your prescription and over-the-counter medications safely and effectively.
Thinking of retiring? The Centrelink aged pension eligibility is changing. Read on to see at what age you'll qualify for the aged pension.
Understanding Telehealth: Access to Telehealth has become increasingly available in response to the current COVID-19 global pandemic.
With a little preparation, you can ensure you stay active with at-home workouts that are both safe and effective for seniors duirng lockdown.
At HammondCare aged care facility staff are ensuring that they are well stocked up on "outbreak kits".
Getting older comes with a number of challenges, one being dietary issues. Here are a few to look out for and how to treat them.
Regular physical activity is essential to staying healthy at any age. Here are suggestions to achieve safe exercise for seniors.
Hearing loss is more common as people get older. Being aware of age related hearing loss and prevention will aid in good hearing health.
As time goes on, nutritional needs change with age. Not only do you slow down, but what your body needs changes over time.
Being the primary caregiver for your loved one is complex. Accessing services such as respite care will give you the help and support needed.