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How to create better aged care communities

ClarkeHopkinsClarke is advocating for the development of hybrid facilities that integrate aged care accommodation with retirement living units. Ageing is increasingly being viewed positively in our society. Life expectancy is trending in a steady upward direction, and the gap between ...

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The nutrient that helps you age better

From exercising to working on crossword puzzles, most older Australians are doing their best to stay healthy as they age. However, the importance of getting enough fibre into their daily diet is often overlooked. So, what is fibre and why ...

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Families bearing the cost of caring

Australia now enjoys one of the highest life expectancies in the world, but as our ageing population increases, so too does the pressure placed on the ‘Sandwich Generation’. New national research shows that this demographic of middle-aged adults is now ...

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Muscling residents out of immobility

It’s the simple things in life, like lifting a cup of tea or getting out of a chair without any aids that Hall & Prior hopes to help residents accomplish through a resistance band training program. The program was created ...

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