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Working Parents & Carers - It's Time To Have Your Say

Juggling work/carer responsibilities? Help shape a more family-friendly Australia: take the 2024 National Working Families Survey now!

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Accessibility For Swiftie Fans Living With A Disability

Huge entertainment spectacle, Taylor Swift's The Eras Tour, opens this weekend and brings innovation and fairness to fans with a disability.

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How Will The Proposed New Aged Care Act Impact You?

Clear themes are emerging on how the proposed aged care legislation will impact Australians. Have your say until 16 February 2024.

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Three Top Aged Care Issues On Our Radar in 2024

While Government chips away at aged care reform, we're watching three issues: funding, workforce, and 'accessible' laws and regulations.

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Signs Of Health Concerns In Ageing Loved Ones

Treating a health condition early on improves quality of life. So what warning signs should you look out for in elderly loved ones?

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Our Senior Men Are Setting Fashion Trends In 2024

This is a call out to all men over 60! 2024 heralds the good news that your wardrobe is again in vogue. The trend is called, "eclectic grandpa"!

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Embracing 2024's Fashion Trends For The Mature Women

Older people often say they feel invisible to the world around them. Let me assure you that this is not the case in the world of fashion!

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Staying Cool in the Aussie Heat – A Few ‘Breezy’ Tips!

Heat kills more Australians than any natural disaster. With summer now in full swing, here are some easy tips on keeping cool, safe, and well.

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Open During The Christmas, Chanukah and New Year Period

If concerns about care for an elderly loved one or a loved one living with disability start weighing you down these holidays, call us for assistance.

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2023 Theme: Australians Preparing For The Journey Of Ageing

Unlike previous years, this year we assisted a very high number of senior Australians seeking aged care planning advice for their future.

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Summer Fun For Senior Australians This Holiday Season

With many regular activities coming to a halt for the holiday break, ward off any loneliness by taking part in the many local activities on offer!

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Moving To Regional Suburbs As An Older Australian

If you're contemplating a move from a capital city to a regional city or town, keep in mind four vital considerations before making your final...

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To Rightsize To A Strata Apartment Or Retirement Village?

Deciding on a strata apartment or moving to a retirement village involves research, weighing up the pros and cons, and financial advice.

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The Three Proven Mental Health Benefits of Decluttering

Having advised hundreds of seniors on their "last move", those living in organised, decluttered homes cope better with the stress of moving.

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Case Study | When No Aged Care Home Will Offer You A Place

When you call on us for assistance with care, we will persist until a solution meeting the needs of the client, and their family, is found.

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Case Study | Choosing Quality of Life Over Home Maintenance

Household chores became too much for her, so Suzanne used our Spring Clean Rightsize Guide and Templates to reduce her Spring-time workload!

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Socially Isolated; Financially Stressed: Carers National Survey

A national survey on the experiences, health and wellbeing of Australia's unpaid carers was released this week to mark National Carers Week.

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Decluttering or Downsizing? Being Organised Is Key

Decluttering the home of elderly parents has been likened to operating a family business. With no formal structure, emotions can run high!

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Living A Full And Productive Life At Every Age

National Ageism Awareness Day reminds us to respect and encourage contributions of older Australians for wellbeing & community strength.

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Rightsize Case Study: Being Ready For Anything As You Age

Diagnosed with a progressive illness in his 60s, an urgent home sale was required to fund care. Read Stuart's story and why it's vital to be ready...

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The Role for Public Art Galleries On The Dementia Journey

World Alzheimer's Month: Public art galleries are enhancing quality of life and sustaining wellbeing of people living with dementia.

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Your Guide To Spring Cleaning & Rightsizing 2023

Spring has arrived! It's time to clean up and consider that lingering question: is my home too big for my needs? It may be time to 'rightsize'!

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World Alzheimer’s Month: New Drugs Can Slow Progression

Three drugs shown to slow the progression of dementia in early stages were released since 2021. When will they be available in Australia?

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12 Lifestyle Factors That Delay, Potentially Prevent, Dementia

On the global health front, September brings awareness raising on Alzheimer's, a disease more commonly referred to as dementia.

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Dipping Into Inheritance Funds - Aged Care Funding

Higher taxation, aged care levy, or a social insurance scheme are the three ways ACCPA members see Aussies funding our aged care system.

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The Australian Making 24/7 In-Home Care Possible

Meet Graham Russell, an Australian whose purpose to enable people to stay at home for as long as possible through the use of technology.

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Helping You Take Action To Prepare For End Of Life

One in 3 reading this blog title will delete and move on. While they see end of life planning as important, it's not for them. Be the 1 to take...

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Where Are The Title Deeds? Getting Your Affairs In Order

In the lead up to Dying To Know Day on 8 August 2023, I'm beating my drum on the importance of being prepared.

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Be Prepared for Your Dying Day – Tick Off The Five!

August is a good month to get life organised! Embrace Dying To Know Day 2023 and tick of the top five things you need to do!

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The Silent Rise of Head and Neck Cancers: Early Detection is Key

An alarming 34% increase in this cancer type in Australia in the last decade, with more than 5,100 Aussies getting diagnosed each year!

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Case Study P2 - Monthly Home Care Package Statement Explained

Monthly home care package statements... We continue our explanation of the sample statement presented in last week's blog.

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Case Study P1 - Monthly Home Care Package Statement Explained

If you can't understand your monthly home care package statement, you're not alone! So we're going through a sample statement.

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Care Wage Increase Letters Are Hitting Mailboxes

With aged care wage increases funded by the Government, why are home care providers advising clients of increases to their HCP Pricing?

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Evidence of an Aged Care Levy on Australian Taxpayers Mounts

Will the Aged Care Taskforce, formed this month by the Minister for Aged Care, introduce an aged care levy to cover the cost of aged care reform?

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World Elder Abuse Awareness Day: Crossing The Line

Concerned about the growing rate of elder abuse, the United Nations General Assembly introduced World Elder Abuse Awareness Day.

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The Healthy Habit of Keeping Active: 2023 Men’s Health Week

Celebrated around the world, Men's Health Week (12-18 June 2023) has arrived to promote & support health & wellbeing for our men & boys.

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Screen Now For The Most Treatable Cancer: Bowel Cancer

June is Bowel Cancer Awareness Month - encouraging you to be screened for this most treatable of cancers, when detected early.

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2023 Federal Budget: Building a Workforce with a Wage Rise

To cure our nation's aged care workforce issues, the Australian Government is funding a 15% wage increase for workers.

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Intergenerational Living - For Accommodation Seekers & The Lonely

Intergenerational living schemes have been around since the '70s abroad; good business models have emerged. So what's happening in Australia?

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DR Care Solutions - Celebrating Eight Years of Service

It was eight years ago that I hung out my shingle and started assisting Australian families set up the right care and support for their loved ones.

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Heart Week 2023 - Is Your Heart Feeling Your Age?

Thanks to the Heart Foundation, you can calculate the age of your heart and, knowing its age, take steps to look after it to live a longer life!

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Will The 2023 Federal Budget Build Our Care Workforce?

Aged care workforce shortages and the coming 15% pay rise for those workers is seeing the closure of smaller residential care operators.

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Call For Emergency Funding For Residential Care Providers

News of planned closures of aged care homes evidences the fact that sector reform is too costly for smaller and regional aged care operators.

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Case Study: Long Term Care Requires A Long Term Strategy

An independent family trust director approached us to arrange care for the trust's beneficiary, a 55yo woman with mental health challenges.

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Sharing=Caring: Sharing Carer Responsibilities With Family

What's changed since your last family discussion about the care of an elderly loved one? Take a deep breath and consider these tips on moving...

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Technology Providing 24/7 Monitoring in the Home

My topic as a panellist in the 'Leaders Summit '23 The Business of Ageing' was 'The Future Role of Technology in the Delivery of Home Care'.

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Advance Care Planning: Here's How We Make It Happen

When care wishes aren't voiced, loved ones are left distressed as to what to do. Start the conversation this Advance Care Planning Week!

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Brain Awareness Week: Care For & Love Your Brain

Brain Awareness Week (13 to 19 March 2023) has arrived to remind us to give daily effort and attention to our most important asset - our brain.

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International Women's Day: Female Leadership - Residential Aged Care

In a sector dominated by female workers, it's surprising to learn most CEO roles in larger residential care organisations are held by men.

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Fifteen Percent Wage Increase For Nurses & Care Workers

The Fair Work Commission is set to introduce an interim wage increase of 15% for Australian nurses and care workers effective 30 June 2023.

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When Life Changes, Seize The Opportunity & Evolve

Significant life changes are inevitable. If you're experiencing such change, consider the wise words of transition-specialist, Natalie Yan-Chatonsky.

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AI Technology: Smarter Drug Management Technology Frees Carers

2023 is an exciting one for aged care technology providers with investment flowing to build efficiencies for our aged care workforce. One provider...

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Four Tips To Caring For Ageing Parents From Afar

Remove the stress arising from living overseas by planning in advance; and if your parents are over 65 years of age, it's time to start planning now!

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Feeding Tubes: Not Just For The Sick Or The Elderly

You may associate feeding tubes with the hospitalised and elderly; but stop right there! Feeding Tube Awareness Week was inspired by a 7 year old.

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Taking On The Duty Of Caring For Your Senior Loved Ones

While some cultures consider the care of their elders an honourable role, in Western cultures it's one that can give rise to family tension.

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Are You Over 50 With A 2023 Resolution To Find Work?

Over 50 and seeking to rejoin the workforce? The campaign against workplace ageism is in progress - and we need you in the care sector!

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A New Year's Resolution: Keeping Mobile in 2023

With streaming services, internet research, the array of spectator sports, and, of course, pandemic life, we're more sedentary than ever.

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The Shift In Thoughts On Retirement - When Will You Retire?

If you're over 50, a certain question may be raised with you at the dinner table or BBQ this holiday period: "What are your retirement plans?"

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Mindful of Swallowing Difficulties at Your Holiday Festivities

Holiday festivities often focus on beautifully-presented, plentiful food. Be watchful though of older family members as they enjoy the feasts.

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Available To Receive Your Call For Assistance: Dec & Jan

During Christmas, Chanukah & the holiday period, we are available to discuss care needs for your loved one. Please feel free to call or email us.

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What Happened In Aged Care 2022? A Total Flip In Major Trends

In 2022, DR Care Solutions experienced an aged care trend reversal: decrease in home care; increased moves into residential care.

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Case Study: Placement Solution Found For Difficult Patient

It can be an uphill battle to find an aged care home willing to take in an aggressive patient. Just ask Bruce's devoted wife and carer, Doreen.

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The Importance of Social Connection To Wellbeing

Did you know that a lack of social connection is of greater detriment to health than obesity, smoking and high blood pressure? Connection is vital.

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Aged Care Nutrition: Maggie Beer Rescues Aged Care Home Menu

Aged Care Royal Commission witness and food personality, Maggie Beer AM, is set to improve residential aged care food.

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Federal Budget: Aged Care Funding With No Workforce

While it's tremendous to see funding for 200 minutes of daily care and 24/7 nurse care in aged care homes, where's the workforce to deliver it?

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Eat Well & Remain Independent: National Nutrition Week

Poor nutrition can quickly bring on discussion of moving elderly loved ones into aged care. Acting early with in-home care can safeguard...

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Male Carers - Time For Some Self-Care & Mental Health

This National Carers Week and Mental Health Month, I'd like to share some resilience tips for our growing demographic of male carers.

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Informal Carers: Act Early In Finding The Supports You Need

Too often carers push themselves to the limit. Their call for help may come too late for their own health. Carers, act early and find support!

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Could Your iPhone or Watch Help Detect the Onset of Dementia?

The answer: "Watch this space!" The Apple and Biogen partnership's observational virtual study for iPhone and Apple Watch users is currently...

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Home Life In A Residential Setting For Those Living With Dementia

For those living with dementia, housing options in Australia have been fairly grim; but innovation in residential aged care has finally arrived!

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Call A Friend Living With Dementia: World Alzheimer's Month

Why do people living with dementia experience social and physical isolation? There's no medical reason for it; and you can make a difference!

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Case Study: Respecting The Independence of People With Dementia

Our independence is important to us. Whatever the level of cognitive impairment, a person's desire for independence needs to be respected.

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Lifestyle Changes Can Reduce The Risk Of Dementia

While no cure has yet been found for dementia, we can adopt some healthy behaviours to help reduce the risk of developing it or delay its onset.

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Dementia - What, When, Why & Where's The Cure?

This month we talk about dementia to build awareness of the disease and support the growing number of people living with dementia.

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Aged Care Workers: Attracting Workers For Aged Care Reforms

For new aged care reform to happen, we must attract and retain aged care workers with so much more... But let's start with adequate pay!

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Aged Care Workers: Finding & Paying a New Aged Care Workforce

To carry out the new aged care reforms, we have ten to fourteen months to find 869 nurses and thousands of aged care workers.

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Defusing the Shock of Grief Through Nature: Indira Naidoo

After suddenly losing her sister in 2020, Australian author, journalist and presenter, Indira Naidoo, shares how she found strength & resilience...

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Urgent Calls For A National Grief Strategy 2022

Do we need a National Grief Strategy to help our fellow Australians through the impacts of death, COVID 19 & other recent natural disasters?

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Aged Care Reforms Recently Passed In Parliament

An outline of the key aged care reforms, recently passed by Federal Parliament, and the number of reforms that need to come.

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Parliament Moves On Aged Care Reform - With More To Do!

Federal Parliament has passed critical legislation on the long journey of aged care reform in line with Royal Commission recommendations.

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The Widowhood Effect: Surviving the Loss of a Life Partner

For older adults, the shock of losing their soul mate, can have devastating consequences, especially during the first phase of this new chapter.

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'Nothing Is Certain But Death and Taxes' - an EOFY Plan

With the end of financial year, it's time to organise your tax return. While you're at it, I encourage you to tackle or revisit your estate plan!

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Stress Down Day: Real-Time Tips on Reducing Stress

In honour of Stress Down Day this year, I wanted to share some scientifically-based real-time tools to help reduce acute episodes of stress.

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Decluttering - Make This Your First Retirement Project!

Are you thinking of your retirement? Before visualising long relaxing days in the sun, make your first retirement project one of decluttering your...

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Our Denial of Ageing & The Impact on Our Aged Care System

"We are all going to die. Every single one of us in the room, at some point, will die." - Awarded poet, writer & aged care advocate, S....

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On Being Widowed – What Are The Financial Aspects?

International Widows' Day draws awareness to the denial of land rights, the family home, inheritance, choice, and access to children.

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Australian Women Outlive Their Men – Men’s Health Week

The latest statistics show the median age of death for Australian women is 84.6 years while for Australian men it's just 78.9 years.

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Everybody's Oma - A Family's Dementia Journey

Online celebrity, Hendrika ‘Oma’ van Genderen, sadly passed away on 17-Feb-2022 after years of living with Alzheimer’s and vascular dementia.

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Keeping Our Eyes Healthy - Especially As We Age

It's Orthoptics Awareness Week[1] - a week drawing attention to the work of orthoptists and keeping our eyes healthy, especially as we age.

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In-Home Care Changes Being Introduced from 1 July 2022

If you receive in-home care under a Commonwealth Government HCP, be prepared for a call from your care provider announcing major changes!

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Australian Federal Election: The Aged Care Vote

Which way is your vote going this Saturday? If you're voting for the party offering better aged care, it's difficult to work out who is offering...

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Meet Ellen: Living Comfortably At Home At 98 Years Of Age

In April, we celebrated the 98th birthday of one of our clients, Ellen Waugh*. She looks wonderful sitting on the balcony of her Sydney home!

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Case Study: Advance Care Planning Brings Faster Care Outcomes

Having Power of Attorney and Enduring Guardian documents in place certainly gives a person in need of care better care outcomes.

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Eating Tools Helping People With Hand Tremor

Today I'd like to share information on eating tools designed to give independence to people with hand tremor, a common symptom of Parkinson's...

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Let's Talk About Parkinson's Disease in Australia

Parkinson’s Disease is a progressive neurological condition, second most common to dementia, with interesting diagnosis and population statistics.

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Case Study: Finding Care Solutions During Public Holiday Periods

Organising the right care assistance can be challenging at the best of times, but it is even more tricky during public holiday periods such as...

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Rewarding Work for Early Retirees: Join The Care Workforce

When retirement plans are suddenly brought forward - as many Australians experience - many find themselves feeling as though they still have a lot...

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Retirement: When Are Australians Retiring? Are They Prepared?

Are you considering your retirement? Do you have a plan in place? When do you plan to retire? Are you financially prepared for your retirement -...

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Advance Care Planning Week: Avoid Distress & Suffering; Plan Ahead

National Advance Care Planning Week. Regardless of age or health status, we encourage and support all Australians to make their future health care...

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Let's Talk About Your Brain: Six Pointers for Continued Brain Health

This week is Brain Awareness Week, a global campaign supporting brain science, and we’re looking at fun ways we can maintain the health of our brains.

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International Women's Day: Professional Care Support at Work!

International Women’s Day: celebrating women carers and highlighting the role employers can play to support their women employees who are also carers.

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'The Reinvention of the Wheelchair' - the WHILL Model C2

WHILL Model C2 - "the wheelchair version of the Tesla car" - won the prestigious 2021 Good Design Award of the Year, and we're celebrating it on...

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Virtual Reality Training Assisting With Dementia Care

Being unprepared for caring for someone with dementia sees talented carers simply walk off the job. Our aged care sector cannot afford this outcome.

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Top 3 Smart Home Technologies for Those Living With a Disability

We’ve evolved from the 'smart watch' and 'smart car' to the 'smart home'. But what is a 'smart home' and how can we make the best of it?

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Top 5 Technology Tools for Aged Care & Senior Living

Technology has come a long way; and the progress brings aids to help seniors maintain their independence and remain in their own home longer.

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Case Study | Retirement Community: To Move or Not to Move?

A new year tends to stimulate discussion on plans for the future, particularly in relation to living arrangements.

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Be Inspired by Japan's 91 Year Old Fitness Instructor

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Alternative Living Options for Seniors

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2021 Care Industry Trends in Review

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Ways to Manage Family Conflict Around Care Loads

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Talking To a Loved One About Residential Aged Care

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Care Assistance Available Over the Holiday Period

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International Day for People with Disability: Furthering Inclusion

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Hand-Control Driving Technology - Giving Back Independence

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Keep 'Transport Mobile' with Your Partner

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Importance of Avoiding Abdominal Fat as You Age

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The License to Drive as You Age

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Reuniting with Elderly Parents this Festive Season

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Managing Family Conflict: Advice to Carers

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Offer To Help A Carer This National Carers Week

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Dogtober! Let's Celebrate Support & Companion Dogs Everywhere!

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Diagnosing Dementia: New Global Report

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Advice To Business Owners On Caring For Ageing Parents

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Staying Sharp As You Age

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Is It Dementia? Early Signs of Dementia

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Let's Talk About Dementia

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Meal Preparation Fatigue? Time for Meals on Wheels

© Danielle Robertson Consulting Pty Ltd t/as DR Care Solutions On Wednesday this week we celebrate National Meals on Wheels Day[1] and recognise the...

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Carers: Seek Flexible Working Arrangements Post COVID-19 Pandemic

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Vertical CBD Living for Ageing Australians

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Talking To A Loved One Who Has A Terminal Illness

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Case Study: Ensuring Your Final Wishes Are Honoured

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Planning For The End: An End Of Life Planning Checklist

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Being Diagnosed With A Terminal Illness: What Comes Next?

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Finding Love When You're On The Spectrum

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Case Study | Reverse Mortgage Allows Senior To Remain At Home

© Danielle Robertson Consulting Pty Ltd t/as DR Care Solutions A smart financial planner was concerned about his client, Franci*, who was on a...

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Carers: Paying For & Organising Your Hip or Knee Replacement

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A Journey Through The Disability Gateway

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Australia's Study on Men's Health: The Largest Worldwide

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Voluntary Assisted Dying: The Current Hot Topic In Public Debate

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NDIS: Let's Ensure Its Sustainability

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Federal Budget 2021: Spend Wisely To Build The Aged Care Workforce

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What Is Palliative Care?

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Vale Dena Blackman

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Case Study: Living Independently With A Disability Through An Accident

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Case Study: Living Independently With A Disability Through Disease

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COVID-19 & Influenza Vaccinations: Steps For Senior Australians

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Jo's Story: My Own Place | Stable Independent Living With Disability

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Jo's Story: My Own Place | Planning A Home For Those With A Disability

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National Advance Care Planning Week: Take Part & Plan In Advance

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Royal Commission Into Aged Care Quality and Safety: Top Recommendations

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Royal Commission Into Aged Care Quality and Safety - Final Report

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COVID-19 Vaccinations: Facts For Seniors & Persons With A Disability

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Sandwich Generation: Feeling Sandwiched? Seven Tips To Release Stress

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Life Changes In A Blink - Caring For A Partner With Health Challenges

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Caring For Loved Ones On The Spectrum

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Four Practical Steps For New Carers

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Advice To Carers: Managing Relationships & Special Needs Challenges

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Advice To Carers: Planning & Managing Emergencies

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2020 Aged Care & Disability Care Trends

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DRCS Open All Hours This Christmas & Chanukah Festive Season

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Visiting Elderly Loved Ones This Christmas, Chanukah & Festive Season

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Disability Care - Better Together: Celebrating Abilities

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Window Therapy: A View For Fun - The Outside In Collective

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