21.8 C
Melbourne
Friday, December 3, 2021

Voluntary assisted dying will soon be legal in Victoria, and this is what you...

0
Victoria will be the first state in Australia to legalise voluntary assisted dying. From shutterstock.com The Voluntary Assisted Dying Act 2017 (Vic) comes into effect on June 19, making Victoria the first state in Australia to...
what are the pros and cons of physical therapy?

What Are The Pros And Cons Of Physical Therapy?

0
Physical therapy is a procedure of helping people of all ages suffering from any medical condition, injury or illness. The therapy help people in getting back to their lives and start living their regular...
‘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...

0
  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...
yes, older australians need more home-care funding. but these dribs and drabs only make a dent in the waiting list

Yes, older Australians need more home-care funding. But these dribs and drabs only make...

0
Image: Shuttlestock Aged care in Australia is underfunded. As a consequence, many older Australians don’t have the support they need. Today’s federal government announcement of A$850 million for an additional 10,000 home care packages goes some way...
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...

0
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...
why are older people more at risk of coronavirus?

Why are older people more at risk of coronavirus?

0
Image: Shuttlestock As we learn more about COVID-19, it’s increasingly clear that your risk of severe illness and death increases with age. Children under nine years of age seem to be largely unaffected, either with no or...
4 key takeaways from the aged care royal commission’s final report

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

0
 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...

Why is there a March being organized to support a new Australian play?

0
Michael, on the March  Welcome to the Revolution When I was young I remember watching the news and seeing women burning their bras. It was a time when Germaine Greer was clearly our era’s Joan of...

How to Support Your Parents in Their Old Age

0
As you grow into your adult life, developing your independence along your own unique path, your parents are simultaneously ageing into their silver years. They’ll be approaching retirement, with the final chapter of their...
top bathroom aids for the elderly

Top Bathroom Aids for the Elderly

0
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,...