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Being a carer for a loved one can be extremely demanding, stressful and appear never-ending. Respite care provides carers with a short-term break from their caring role.

There are over 425,400 people living with dementia in Australia, with more than 250 people being diagnosed every single day. Sadly, these statistics are only expected to rise, with the number of people living with dementia anticipated to quadruple by the year 2050.

Caring for someone with dementia can be an extremely challenging time. But as a family member, we know you’re there offering unconditional love, care and support to your loved one from the very beginning, no matter how difficult it gets.

Many seniors find themselves facing daily challenges or restrictions as they grow older. Personal care for elderly people is provided when a person needs a little extra help with everyday living.

We all know that the body requires a well-balanced diet in order to function properly. But did you know the brain burns around 20% of your calorie intake every single day?

Most people imagine end of life care can only be accessed in a care home, hospital or hospice. However, with proper planning, you can receive palliative care at home surrounded by the comfort of your family, close friends and most loved possessions.

As we age, it becomes all too easy to let our exercise go. We lose the physical prowess we had when we were younger so it becomes more challenging to move the way we used to – so many people end up moving less and less.

You are never too old to get moving. The human body responds to exercise, no matter our age, and the health benefits are many.

You’re not the only one who’s been finding it difficult to get out of their PJs and slippers this winter. The chilly mornings and early evenings can make leaving a cosy warm home rather uninviting.

As more and more seniors embrace the shift towards an online world, the concern for internet and online safety awareness (or lack thereof) becomes a focal issue in the community.