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‘i tell everyone i love being on my own, but i hate it’: what older australians want you to know about loneliness

‘I tell everyone I love being on my own, but I hate it’: what...

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  Picture: Shutterstock Over the past 18 months of COVID lockdowns, many of us have experienced the heaviness of loneliness — missing family, friends, and meaningful social contact. But even before the pandemic, loneliness was a daily...
Over s dont wait fpr Pfizer header

If you’re over 60, there’s no sense in ‘waiting for Pfizer’. Here’s why you...

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  Picture: Shutterstock At least 60 people have now died in the current New South Wales COVID outbreak. We’ve been keeping track of how old these people were, and have observed 85% of the COVID deaths up to...
Incontinence

Types of Incontinence Pads & Who can Use Them?

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Adult Pull-ups They are a good option for people who are active and can walk around to do their business. Confidenceclub Men’s pull-up incontinence pants would feel more like underwear rather than a brief or...
safe at home? we need a new strategy to protect older adults from violent crime

Safe at home? We need a new strategy to protect older adults from violent...

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  Picture: Shuttlestock Compared to younger homicide victims, older homicide victims are more likely to be women who die in their own home at the hands of a stranger. These are among the findings of our review...
caring for a loved one with incontinence – how you can help them

Caring for a Loved One with Incontinence – How You Can Help Them

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Incontinence can affect men for a variety of causes, including severe injury, prostate health, diabetes, obesity, and more. The good news is that there are a variety of therapy options available, but it's also...
what are the ways to choose a hip replacement surgeon

What Are the Ways To Choose a Hip Replacement Surgeon

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Since it is your health we are talking about, you cannot afford any sort of negligence. To get a treatment done smoothly without any complications, you need to find a reliable and experienced hip...
choosing the care you’ll receive at the end of your life doesn’t always go to plan. here are some tips to make sure it does

Choosing the care you’ll receive at the end of your life doesn’t always go...

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  Picture: Shuttlestock Advances in medical technology have dramatically altered the process of dying. It’s now possible to prolong life, with the frightening reality that this may simply extend our dying process. Advance care planning is...
top bathroom aids for the elderly

Top Bathroom Aids for the Elderly

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A bathroom can be a risky area for seniors due to several potentially dangerous aspects. With slippery floors, hard surfaces, multiple edges, and corners, the bathroom poses more dangers of falls and accidents.  In 2017,...
4 key takeaways from the aged care royal commission’s final report

4 key takeaways from the aged care royal commission’s final report

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 Picture: Shuttlestock The Royal Commission into Aged Care Quality and Safety’s final report into aged care has laid out an extensive plan to overhaul Australia’s aged-care system. Among the 148 recommendations, the report calls for a new system...
granny’s on instagram! in the covid-19 era, older adults see time differently and are doing better than younger people

Granny’s on Instagram! In the COVID-19 era, older adults see time differently and are...

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Many older adults are learning new digital skills to help them socialize virtually. Eva-Katalin/Getty Images Time in the era of COVID-19 has taken on new meaning. “Blursday” is the new time word of the year...