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Keeping Our Seniors Mobile

We all know the value of a little exercise in our daily lives but what about our senior citizens? There are some seniors that maintain a joie de vivre or a cheerful enjoyment of life that we all may envy when we are older. So what is their secret? Exercise and movement – you’ve heard the phrase “if… Continue Reading

Unmasking Melanoma

Did you know Melanoma kills one Australian every 6 hours? Unfortunately, Australia has the highest incidence of melanoma in the world. Fortunately, and thankfully, a diagnosis is no longer a death sentence.  But with the warm summer weather with us now, it is timely to be reminded of the “slip, slop, slap” message. The chances of surviving melanoma are… Continue Reading

Stroke Care and Recovery

Early treatment after a stroke is vital as the faster you can get treatment the more brain can be saved. Knowing what signs to look out for is invaluable and can reduce the effects if help is sought early. The recovery process is often uncertain for stroke survivors. For some people, the recovery time is… Continue Reading

How To Change Home Care Providers

The Australian home care industry is changing at a rapid pace with the growing number of people finding home care is the ideal solution to caring for their aging family or sick loved ones whilst keeping them at home rather than admitting into a nursing home or higher care institution. You may be confused about… Continue Reading

Denial Of Illness

Almost half of people with a diagnosis of an illness do not believe they are ill and refuse treatment. It can’t be happening to me! Evidence suggests that denial of the illness is a symptom of the illness itself. Often it is the reaction to the disbelief that something is unjustly happening to you. Many people are… Continue Reading

Non-verbal speaking for autistic children

The power of communication is often taken for granted until you have an autistic child that is trying to talk too. Even a nonverbal child with autism can eventually develop their own unique language. Each child with autism is unique in their own special way. A strategy that works well for one child may not… Continue Reading

Home Care Mistakes To Avoid

Having access to in-home care is an invaluable service for people who need some assistance and support to remain in their homes when others can’t provide the support they need.  This may be a short term requirement when recovering from surgery or a new baby or it may require some long term support for the… Continue Reading

Persuading Your Parents To Get Help

We all love our independence, and our aging parents are no different.  But adult children may see that their parents could really benefit from some extra assistance and can be reluctant to raise the subject for fear of offending them.  We don’t like to hear that we may be failing. We don’t want to think… Continue Reading

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