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Aged care sale could hit rural Vic: oppn - Brisbane Times

Aged care sale could hit rural Vic: oppn
Brisbane Times
State-managed aged care beds will be sold off in country Victoria in line with the government's plans to privatise the sector in Melbourne, the opposition says.
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Australian federal Parliament passes Bill for elderly to pay for high-care ... - NEWS.com.au

Australian federal Parliament passes Bill for elderly to pay for high-care ... - NEWS.com.au | Health and Ageing | Scoop.it
Australian federal Parliament passes Bill for elderly to pay for high-care ...
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Help with Senior Nutrition to Prevent Health Emergencies, Part 1 ...

Help with Senior Nutrition to Prevent Health Emergencies, Part 1 ... | Health and Ageing | Scoop.it
Malnourishment leads to bone loss, digestive emergencies and more in elderly. Why senior nutrition declines; preventing it with companion care. MinuteWomen.
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Australian federal Parliament passes Bill for elderly to pay for high-care ... - Courier Mail

Australian federal Parliament passes Bill for elderly to pay for high-care ... - Courier Mail | Health and Ageing | Scoop.it
Australian federal Parliament passes Bill for elderly to pay for high-care ...
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Being old is not wearisome, it is being stereotyped - Brisbane Times

Being old is not wearisome, it is being stereotyped - Brisbane Times | Health and Ageing | Scoop.it
Being old is not wearisome, it is being stereotyped
Brisbane Times
People aged 18-24 are most likely to see them as ''sick'', ''having difficulty learning complex tasks or new things'' and ''not caring about their appearances''.
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Elderly facing thousands in bills for formerly free care - Bundaberg News Mail

Elderly facing thousands in bills for formerly free care - Bundaberg News Mail | Health and Ageing | Scoop.it
Elderly facing thousands in bills for formerly free care Bundaberg News Mail FORMER Home and Community Care Services clients could be forced to pay at least $5 an hour for services that have been free, in a move unions have labelled "disgusting."...
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Aged care can't meet growing demands of the population - Brisbane Times

Aged care can't meet growing demands of the population - Brisbane Times | Health and Ageing | Scoop.it
Brisbane Times Aged care can't meet growing demands of the population Brisbane Times The peak body representing providers, Leading Age Services Australia, predicts there will be a shortfall of 66,000 home care places by 2050 and that 83,000 new...
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The Organized Caregiver: Documents and Easily Accessible Tech Tools

The Organized Caregiver: Documents and Easily Accessible Tech Tools | Health and Ageing | Scoop.it
Caregiving | Home & Family | Relationships | Technology  Being organized is the key to success for all caregivers, but it can definitely be a challenge to gather and keep track of all the...
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M&A issues in Australian healthcare 2013 | Lexology

M&A issues in Australian healthcare 2013 | Lexology | Health and Ageing | Scoop.it
Healthcare providers have been sought out as defensive investments since the global financial crisis took hold. However, long term drivers such as…
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eHealthNews.eu Portal | Active and Healthy Ageing - For You & with You

eHealthNews.eu Portal | Active and Healthy Ageing - For You & with You | Health and Ageing | Scoop.it
Europe is ageing and that comes with challenges, both social and economic. The number of people aged 65+ in Europe will almost double, from 85 to 151 million in 2060.
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Index and Archive Every Byte From Your Online Life and Make It Privately Searchable with Archify

Index and Archive Every Byte From Your Online Life and Make It Privately Searchable with Archify | Health and Ageing | Scoop.it

 

 


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Exclusive investigation: Probe as five aged-care centres face collapse - The Australian

Exclusive investigation: Probe as five aged-care centres face collapse - The Australian | Health and Ageing | Scoop.it
Exclusive investigation: Probe as five aged-care centres face collapse The Australian An Australian Securities and Investment Commission search confirmed Stephen George Snowden was director of Cambridge Aged Care, Manormay Investments and Manormay...
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Aged care death: home's rap on knuckles 'not enough' - Sydney Morning Herald

Aged care death: home's rap on knuckles 'not enough' - Sydney Morning Herald | Health and Ageing | Scoop.it
Sydney Morning Herald Aged care death: home's rap on knuckles 'not enough' Sydney Morning Herald A PROMINENT Sydney nursing home has escaped punishment despite a six-month investigation by the Department of Health and Ageing uncovering serious...
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Changes in power as world grows up - Brisbane Times

Changes in power as world grows up - Brisbane Times | Health and Ageing | Scoop.it
Brisbane Times
Changes in power as world grows up
Brisbane Times
Meanwhile, Europe's population will have shrunk by a seventh by 2100 and Japan's by a third (the average age in both Germany and Japan will be over 50).
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Guide launched to help seniors avoid online scams - Scoop.co.nz (press release)

Guide launched to help seniors avoid online scams - Scoop.co.nz (press release) | Health and Ageing | Scoop.it
Guide launched to help seniors avoid online scams Scoop.co.nz (press release) 'Get online savvy' - A Guide for Seniors contains a wealth of information on the types of scams targeting people over 50 years of age and tips on how to surf the internet...
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Seniors see the funny side of Greg Combet - Lakes Mail

Seniors see the funny side of Greg Combet - Lakes Mail | Health and Ageing | Scoop.it
Seniors see the funny side of Greg Combet Lakes Mail "I started hosting these Seniors expos last year in response to this demand and they have proved very popular." Mr Combet told the forum how government initiatives such as the National Broadband...
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Care homes need to open up to their local communities - The Guardian

Care homes need to open up to their local communities - The Guardian | Health and Ageing | Scoop.it
The Guardian
Care homes need to open up to their local communities
The Guardian
But we need to see care homes opening their doors more frequently than once a year, and of course, many already do.
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the garden: The Aging Gardener

the garden: The Aging Gardener | Health and Ageing | Scoop.it
The Aging Gardener ... Occupational therapists can recommend appropriate exercises before you begin. Pace yourself. You should break your garden tasks into smaller steps. .... A.
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Relatives turned away from aged care homes after complaining about standards - ABC Online

Relatives turned away from aged care homes after complaining about standards - ABC Online | Health and Ageing | Scoop.it
Relatives turned away from aged care homes after complaining about standards
ABC Online
Australia's peak aged care body says the sector is grossly underfunded, as concerns are raised over the handling of complaints at nursing homes.
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Dietitians want malnutrition screening introduced in aged care

A simple no-cost screening process for malnutrition in older people could shave ldquo;a fortunerdquo; off Australiarsquo;s health budget but is unlikely to be implemented because it doesnrsquo;t gene.

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Learning Facebook may keep seniors sharp - Futurity: Research News

Learning Facebook may keep seniors sharp - Futurity: Research News | Health and Ageing | Scoop.it
Telegraph.co.uk Learning Facebook may keep seniors sharp Futurity: Research News A second group of 14 non-Facebook using seniors instead was taught to use an online diary site, Penzu.com, in which entries are kept private, with no social sharing...
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Basketball trained sea otter 'shoots hoops' for exercise - video

An elderly sea otter is winning hearts and scoring points as it dunks basketballs at a zoo in Portland, Oregon
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Forget the blame game, let's focus on making health dollars go further

Forget the blame game, let's focus on making health dollars go further | Health and Ageing | Scoop.it
The latest round of the health blame game is in full swing, with service cuts to Victorian hospitals, and neither the state nor federal government taking responsibility.
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Ageing society will need new approach to caring - Brisbane Times

Ageing society will need new approach to caring - Brisbane Times | Health and Ageing | Scoop.it
Ageing society will need new approach to caring
Brisbane Times
But over time mature workers who need to care for their frail, sick and dying parents are bound to get far more attention in the debate about boosting workforce participation.
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