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Placing Your Parents Into Aged Care – How to Plan Ahead.

Nobody looks forward to the day that they have to place their parents in an aged care facility. Putting your parents into aged care, however, is often a decision that you will have to make even when you’d rather not.  While it’s not something you don’t want to do...

12 Unique Activities For Seniors That Are Fun & Social

Elderly people, especially those in aged care homes need to participate in various activities for seniors to keep them from getting bored or depressed. Fun and engaging activities promote physical, mental and social well being of the old folks. It also prevents the...

Best Aged Care Facilities Gold Coast: What You Need to Know

We often get asked for a list of the best aged care facilities on the Gold Coast. Before we jump into my suggestions and how you can choose the right facility for your family, we want to make sure you understand that there is different terminology in use when people...

How Not To Pay A Nursing Home Bond

The family of a person going to aged care often want to know how not to pay a bond at a nursing home. Surprisingly, paying a bond is sometimes not actually required at all. A resident assessed as a low means resident, is not required to pay a bond. To determine if a...

What is Guardianship in Aged Care?

Guardianship in aged care is defined as the position carried out by a person in caring for someone who no longer has capacity to do so themselves. Legal Guardianship is an important position when caring for an elderly person moving into an aged care nursing home. A...