End of Life Care: Symptom Management

Aug 11, 2017
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Senior Scams: How to Protect Yourself from Scams

Aug 09, 2017

Imagine your 80-year old mother calls you, excited that she’s going to come into some money.  She tells you that she just won the lottery, a prize of $150,000.  The money will help her pay off her mortgage and eliminate her credit card debt. ...

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International recognition for aged care initiative

Aug 08, 2017

The Brotherhood of St Laurence has received international recognition for one of its aged care initiatives at the fifth Asia Pacific Eldercare Innovation Awards in Singapore. 

The first of its kind in the Asia Pacific region, the Asia Pacific...

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Loneliness: Alone in a Crowd

Aug 04, 2017
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A Step Towards Health: 4 Benefits of Walking For Seniors

Aug 03, 2017

Walking is one of those things we tend to take for granted when we're younger. However, as we get older, walking can become more of a chore than it used to be. Just because getting from A to B on your feet might make you sweat a little harder, or...

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Privacy and Confidentiality

Jul 28, 2017
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The Power of Active Listening: How to show Empathy and Understanding

Jul 25, 2017

Communication is never easy. Taking a thought from your mind, translating it into words, and then having those words heard, and properly interpreted into meaning by another person is going to be difficult under the best of circumstances. One way...

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CEO appointment at ACC

Jul 18, 2017

Aged Care Channel (ACC) Chairman Pat McIntosh has announced Yvonne Webley as new CEO of the leading health and senior care education and training provider.

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Knowledge Never Stops: The Benefits of Lifelong Learning

Jul 18, 2017

Learning is a lifelong process. It doesn't stop just because you've marked a specific milestone in your life or celebrated with a specific number of candles on your cake. In fact, there are a number of benefits to continuing your learning well...

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Senior Skin Health: 4 Tips to Look After The Skin You Are In

Jul 14, 2017

Our skin is the biggest, most vulnerable organ in our bodies. It protects us from the sun, the wind, and the rain, and it doesn't get days off for good behaviour. When we're younger we may not think about it as much (aside from when it gets...

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