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A hit in aged care, Star Wars video games are

A group of aged care residents have shot down stormtroopers, defended AT-ATs and explored Hoth – all in the name of cognitive stimulation. University of New England postgraduate student Alex McCord – who completed neuropsychological testing of 24 Feros Care residents before, ...

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Innovative exercise park in aged care

For the first time an exercise park has been installed in a residential aged care facility in Victoria with the aim to help residents to improve their strength, balance and mobility. This is the third exercise park established under the ...

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Older Aussies less trusting of aged care

Australians still don’t trust aged care. The 2019 Inside Aged Care report, which samples 1547 people across Australia, revealed only 20 per cent of Australians trust the industry. This was in line with the findings from the previous year’s report, ...

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