After receiving a dementia diagnosis, there can be a lot of anxiety and stress around how the condition will develop and impact your life, what this means for your future, and what you need to consider next.
There comes a time when a person living with a serious illness requires early intervention palliative care or is approaching the end of their life and may require additional support. This
guide covers what you need to know about palliative care and how to get care.
If you end up in hospital for a time due to a health problem and are soon to be released back to your home, you may want to engage the Transition Care Program which can assist you in transitioning back into everyday life.
Placing a family member into care can be life changing. There are many factors, both physically and psychologically, that may arise which families sometimes find too difficult to cope with by themselves.
Hydration is very important for the human body to function, 60 percent of our body is made of water! It is vital. However, the elderly struggle to stay hydrated as their bodies have difficulty retaining water.
The changes that occur with ageing can lead to problems with mobility such as unsteadiness while walking, difficulty getting in and out of a chair, or increased risk of falls. These are reportedly the top mobility problems experienced by older people and a major cause of injury and death.
Australian summers are getting hotter and over the last few years there has been an increase in record hot days. Heatwaves can be a difficult time for older people. Especially when the heat never seems to end.