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'Staying on the move' with dementia

Latest'Staying on the move' with dementia

With an estimated one new case of dementia every six minutes in Australia, more information and resources are needed to help people driving with dementia and their families, according to the National Roads & Motorists’ Association (NRMA) and Alzheimer’s Australia. Read more

Aged Care
Retirement
Mandy creates harmonious and happy village

Mandy creates harmonious and happy village

Retire Australia’s Carlyle Gardens Retirement Village’s bubbly and enthusiastic village manager, Mandy Julian, has been awarded with second prize in the Retirement Living Council’s ‘Village Manager of the Year’ awards.

Improve nutrition for veterans in care

Improve nutrition for veterans in care

Veterans across Australia, including those in residential aged care, are encouraged to improve their health and wellbeing during Veterans’ Health Week, from 13 to 20 October, by taking part in a week of fun and informative activities centered around improving their nutrition.

Health
Lifestyle
Expired medication health issue

Expired medication health issue

Recent figures indicate that many Australians are keeping expired medicines in their home, coming as a stark reminder about the importance of medication safety.

Top honours for aged care commitment

Top honours for aged care commitment

A Western Australia not for profit aged care and retirement living provider has taken home two top honours at the 12th annual Customer Service Council of Australia Annual Awards, held at the Duxton Hotel in Perth last week.

Age related vision loss and driving

Age related vision loss and driving

Older drivers with age related vision loss will be the focus of a new Queensland University of Technology (QUT) study designed to test their on the road performance.

Research