Fitness is a significant health challenge, especially for Australian senior citizens. According to a Curtin University study, over 60% of older Australians aren’t physically active. This is a cause for concern, considering the increased risk of chronic illness that comes with age. Read more
Sharing your life with a pet is a beautiful thing and offers many benefits for seniors. Beyond companionship, keeping pets is great for your health! Research has proven that pets can improve your quality of life, stabilising moods and blood pressure levels. Read more
Growing older can present multiple challenges, including concerns about being cared for in a comfortable environment. But what can be more comfortable than your own home? Sometimes all it takes is a trusted professional. Read more
Many elderly Australians are choosing to stay in their homes for as long as possible. However, as the years take their toll on eyesight, stability and mobility, it’s essential to make proactive home modifications to ensure the safety and comfort on a daily basis. Read more
If you’re in the process of hiring an in home caregiver, a proper screening process is essential to make sure that you find the right person to care for your loved one.
Caregiving is a challenging job, and it takes a special kind of person to do it well. Read more
For many senior citizens, the idea of watching the telly from the comfort of the couch may be more appealing than a walk with a friend, or a movie night. But if you knew that having an active social life could positively impact your health and longevity, you might think again. Read more