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What is the Difference Between Aged Care Homes and Retirement Villages?

What is the Difference Between Aged Care Homes and Retirement Villages?

Moving a loved one to a care facility is often an emotional process. While you understand that your parents need the extra help you also want them to get this help in a place that is as close to feeling like home. The good thing is that there are now a growing number...

Putting a loved one into a nursing home – coping with the guilt

Putting a loved one into a nursing home – coping with the guilt

It’s never easy coping with putting a loved one in a nursing home. Given the option, this is a decision you’d never make.  Many people take the easier way out, providing in-home care for their parents. There are many benefits to this option. Your loved ones get...

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

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

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

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...