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Three men charged over fraud scam targeting elderly

Three foreigners whose alleged roof repair scam fleeced vulnerable elderly people out of tens of thousands of dollars have been arrested trying to flee the country. Two of the Irishmen, James O’Driscoll and Johnny Baker, faced Sydney’s Sutherland Local Court ...

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Is tech improving the care experience?

Technology is increasingly being used in health and aged care settings to combat a number of issues. Infra-red vein finders, nurse-specific smart devices and various monitoring tools are being introduced on wards. Skype and iPads are helping to keep families connected ...

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Retirement age raise could hurt health, economists warn

While some might assume that their health will deteriorate after they retire, they might instead face unexpected improvements across the board. And delaying retirement would mean postponing beneficial effects, researchers have warned. Australian and French economists cautioned against postponing pension ...

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