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Twists for over 55s living options

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Mind the twists in new over-55s living options Real estate and retirement villages developer Stockland is embarking on a new retirement-living push called Aspire. The key selling boast for Aspire is there is “no exit fee” and residents receive “all capital gain”, something that seems to have really struck a chord with 18 homes already […]

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Senior Isolation: Quiet Health Risk

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Senior Isolation: America’s Quietest Health Risk Senior isolation is one of the biggest threats to the health of America’s seniors, while it remains among the most difficult to recognize. It’s a health risk not often discussed, but at least a quarter of seniors over 65 live with it. And its devastating effects can be felt […]

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Preventing Seniors Social Isolation

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Preventing Social Isolation in Seniors Who Live Alone: A Guide for Loved Ones About 26 percent of people over the age of 65 — that’s roughly 12 million people — live alone, according to the Pew Research Center. As people get older, their spouses, friends and family members start to pass away, increasing the likelihood […]

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Dogs Changing the Lives of Seniors

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9 Amazing Ways Dogs Can Change The Lives Of Elderly Humans Elderly people are a vital source of wisdom, experience, and living history. Unfortunately, they can also be an overlooked and under-served part of our society. For some senior citizens living in assisted living facilities, on their own, or facing mental and physical challenges, it […]

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Before planning your funeral

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What you should know before planning your funeral One of the few certainties in life is that we’ll all need a funeral one day, and while it’s not something we need to dwell on, it can be a good idea to plan ahead. Why plan your funeral? Planning your own funeral gives you a chance […]

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Retirement village code of conduct

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Retirement village ambassadors, compulsory code of conduct among sweeping reforms for NSW sector Retirement villages will have to abide to a mandatory code of conduct — and will be policed by retirement village ambassador — in a range of sweeping reforms set to be introduced to the sector in New South Wales. Buying into a […]

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Sexual Health: Retirement Living

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Sexual health important in life and relationships Society has developed a preconceived notion that older people are no longer capable of – or interested in – having sex, however the statistics do not support this belief at all. In fact, the numbers are staggering: Sexual health is an incredibly important aspect of life and our […]

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Senior Housing Care Types Explained

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Senior Housing Options With so many senior housing options available, it’s easy to feel confused and overwhelmed by the vast number of care types and styles of senior living communities. It’s important to learn the terminology and the differences between senior care solutions that are out there so you can make the right choice for […]

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Aged Care – demographic challenge

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Recent media reports of appalling conditions in some aged-care facilities led to yet another independent inquiry, the Carnell review, which found that little had changed since the kerosene baths scandal of 2000. Yet the federal government has so far pledged to act on just one of Carnell’s ten recommendations. Meanwhile, important proposals from previous reviews […]

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Older Persons Advocacy

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Older Persons Advocacy: Local Voices for Seniors in Need The Australian Government has launched a new, free nationwide support network to stand up for the rights of older Australians.

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