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365 Care Community Engagement – April

365 Care Community Engagement – April

In This Edition: Easter Bunny origins; Joy of Baking; Anzac Day Heroes; Reading Corner Welcome to Our 365 Care April Newsletter Autumn is the perfect time of year for those who love to pull on a cosy jumper, stay inside with a good book, and fill a home with the warm...

How can I talk about end of life with my parents?

How can I talk about end of life with my parents?

It’s only natural to wish for things to stay the same forever, and perhaps this tendency is one of the reasons why discussions about end of life planning are difficult, but necessary.

What is a Disability?

What is a Disability?

We are all familiar with disabilities that are clearly visible, such as ones which reduce mobility, cause movement disorders, or limit the senses, like hearing or sight. But not all disabilities are evident at first glance.

Elsie’s Story

Elsie’s Story

At over 70 years of age, Elsie has several health conditions, but she wanted very much to continue living in her home.

Edith’s Story

Edith’s Story

When people suffer strokes, it can severely limit their mobility and ability to communicate and care for themselves.

A message from John

A message from John

Today we find ourselves in rather uncertain times and I know that many of you will be feeling worried and anxious about your loved ones and their ongoing welfare and care.

How to Age with Fitness, Happiness and Grace…

How to Age with Fitness, Happiness and Grace…

There is no reason older Australians can’t stay active and remain in good health. The Australian Institute of Health and Welfare (AIHW) reports that 7 in 10 Australians aged 65 and older considered they had good health or better than good health.

How can ageing parents stay independent? Is it possible?

How can ageing parents stay independent? Is it possible?

By 2027, the government projects that there will be nearly 5.2 million Australians over age 65, or nearly 18% of our population. In another ten years, by 2037, the percentage of older Australians is expected to reach 20% of the population: one in five.

What Home Care Supports Can I Get For dementia?

What Home Care Supports Can I Get For dementia?

As dementia progresses, people find even the simplest tasks becoming more difficult and ultimately find it difficult to live independently. Your loved one could have increased difficulty paying attention, planning, learning new things, and can lose interest in activities they once enjoyed.

How can be dementia be managed at home?

How can be dementia be managed at home?

People with dementia can continue to live at home with in home care and support, and what’s more, their quality of life will be greatly improved by living in a supportive and appropriate home environment.

Maximising home care packages

Maximising home care packages

How do I maximise the value of my home care package? It's easy to be confused about government-subsidised in-home care. At times there seems to be too little information and too many unanswered questions: How much do in-home care or aged care services cost? Will I be...

5 Tips to Ageing with Dignity

5 Tips to Ageing with Dignity

Whether you are reading this article to help your elderly loved ones, or you yourself have begun the journey towards retirement, the following five tips will help you to age with dignity.

3 Steps You Can Take To Make Staying In Your Home A Reality

3 Steps You Can Take To Make Staying In Your Home A Reality

Aged care services in Western Sydney are making the reality of staying in your own home as you get older a possibility, rather than just wishful thinking. ‘Living in place’ or ‘ageing in place’ is the new term being used to describe older people who want to remain in their own homes, instead of moving into care facilities.

How Can I Help My Elderly Parents When I’m Not There?

How Can I Help My Elderly Parents When I’m Not There?

In-home care services could be the solution you’ve been looking for when you live too far away to care for your elderly parents. Even if you live in Sydney, in an emergency, one side of the city to the other, is just a little too far. The need to care for your aging...