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Alino Living welcomes two therapy pups

Aged care provider Alino Living has introduced two 12-week-old King Charles Cavalier puppies, Molly and Lilly, to become furry companions for its residents.  Molly and Lilly became permanent residents of Alino's Central Coast community Killarney Court earlier this week to ...

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Depression therapies go head to head

Study compares effectiveness of two well-known treatments.  GPs are being called to participate in a world-first study exploring the treatment of depression in older people who live with chronic health conditions. The project, partially funded by beyondblue, is the first ...

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New look can help now

Don’t wait for the next generation of hospitals, a few changes can make current environments better for dementia patients. Admission to hospital can be a confusing and frightening experience for people with dementia. Their problems with memory, orientation and confusion ...

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Screening for COPD depression link

Research has found that depression and anxiety adversely affect prognosis for COPD patients, and even lead to increased mortality.  The connection between chronic obstructive pulmonary disease and depression could point to better health outcomes. Research has suggested that given the ...

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Incontinence takes mental toll on women

Middle aged women are more inclined to suffer depression from incontinence, said University of Adelaide research. In a study of the experiences of women with urinary incontinence, researcher Jodie Avery found that women with incontinence, aged 43-65, were more likely ...

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