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Elder orphans, who are they?

Hiding in the community are a group of older Australians who are friendless, have no family and are most at risk during the COVID-19 pandemic.  Experts are using the term ‘elder orphans’ to describe these people and they are increasingly worried about the consequences of extreme isolation in this cohort.   Dr Jed ...

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Evelyn Jenkins, better than Bradman

The secret to ageing well, to making it to a grand old age, is work. That is according to Sydney woman, and recent centenarian, Evelyn Jenkins from the Uniting Bernard Austin Lodge in Liverpool. Hard work has been the bedrock ...

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