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RAM can save real money

Having access to a personal computer lowers or decreases the risk of cognitive decline and dementia in older men by up to 40 per cent, according to researchers at The University of Western Australia. Winthrop Professor Osvaldo Almeida and his ...

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Being tech savvy boosts health

Older adults who adopt new skills as they age will improve confidence, health, enjoy richer levels of social and civic engagement and are more resilient to stressors and crises, says a new report Linking Rural Older People To Community Through ...

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Getting the message out to customers

Providers have to know who their consumers are and make use of good marketing tools, including the internet. By Reeni Ekanayake For people in communication roles, aged care is one of the most interesting and challenging environments in which to ...

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Technology that cares

From monitoring an older person’s movements to protecting them from a variety of dangers, the smart home has come a long way Currently more than 200,000 Australians are using some form of medical alarm, according to the major provider of ...

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