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Eastern cultures more liberal about death

When people think about ageing and aged care, inevitably they are faced with having to consider the mortality of a loved one. It’s a topic not often discussed. In fact, we actively avoid it. And in failing to confront our ...

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Carers find it hard to identify themselves

A new initiative has been launched to connect Australia’s largest unpaid workforce with resources, especially in rural and regional areas. Embracing Carers, released during National Carers Week, is a global movement to recognise the role of carers worldwide, and provide ...

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Aged care exec encourages non-medicated treatments for BPSD

Renewed discussion has resurfaced about the non-medicated support of people experiencing some of the changed behaviours associated with dementia. The journal of the American Medical Association found that non-medicated treatment of behavioural issues associated with dementia is proving to be more ...

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