Monthly Archives: November 2017

Carers, You Need Care Too

Carers, You Need Care Too

We learnt some home truths about our carers from the 2016 Census. There are 2.7 million unpaid caregivers in Australia. More than half provide services for at least 20 hours per week, some for many more. The average primary caregiver …

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How to Age Well in Our Own Home

How to Age Well in Our Own Home

There is little need to argue the fact that most people would rather stay in their own home as they age. This has become known as ‘ageing in place’, an aged care term defining the act of living in the …

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The Gift of Ageing

The Gift of Ageing

Max had been living with his son and daughter-in-law *Rachel for five years before he was diagnosed with colon cancer. After hearing the news, he requested palliative care and said he’d like to live out his final days at home …

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