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Staying Happy When You’re Homebound

Staying Happy When You’re Homebound | Health and Ageing | Scoop.it
Being homebound is a challenge that many of the elderly face. The loss of mobility, independence, and social activity often leads to feelings of loneliness and boredom, which can give way to depression.

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YOUR NEIGHBORHOOD HEROES: Wesley Chapel Mission Center; the heart of a village - FOX19

YOUR NEIGHBORHOOD HEROES: Wesley Chapel Mission Center; the heart of a village - FOX19 | Health and Ageing | Scoop.it
YOUR NEIGHBORHOOD HEROES: Wesley Chapel Mission Center; the heart of a villageFOX19Wesley Chapel Mission Center in Over-the-Rhine is providing this service to a large group of children that otherwise may not have had this chance.
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Long-term care residents finding their way back home - DFM News

Long-term care residents finding their way back home - DFM News | Health and Ageing | Scoop.it
Long-term care residents finding their way back homeDFM NewsSenior citizens prefer services that support them in their own homes, the Americans with Disabilities Act requires that public agencies provide services in the most integrated setting appropriate...
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Community care crisis demands a resolution - Canada.com

Community care crisis demands a resolution - Canada.com | Health and Ageing | Scoop.it
Community care crisis demands a resolutionCanada.comHow is it that the "crisis in community living" remains such a sustained conversation in BC?
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The difference of Google+ - Needs intelligence to be enjoyed?

The difference of Google+ - Needs intelligence to be enjoyed? | Health and Ageing | Scoop.it

Great post by Damilola Oni: A long one so take time to read the whole thing.

- "Google+ will never hit 800 million users, infact it will not hit 500 million users. Google+requires you to have an engaging,inquisitive and curious mind. I know this may sound condescending, but you need to have a certain level of intelligence to enjoy Google+."


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Youngcare stunt sees a wheelchair-bound man placed in a box with ...

Youngcare stunt sees a wheelchair-bound man placed in a box with ... | Health and Ageing | Scoop.it
Charity Youngcare staged a controversial stunt this week, placing a 36 year-old wheelchair-bound man in a perspex box with two elderly people. The idea was.
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Aged Care Nurses Ageing

Australia’s aged care workforce is increasingly ageing with almost 60 percent of its workers aged 45 and over and almost 30 percent aged 55 and over, according to new statistics.
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Physiotherapy management of knee conditions in primary care - Irish Medical Times

Physiotherapy management of knee conditions in primary care - Irish Medical Times | Health and Ageing | Scoop.it
Irish Medical TimesPhysiotherapy management of knee conditions in primary careIrish Medical TimesLouise Wilson and Anne Blaney look at some of the common knee conditions that present to GPs and how these can be treated with physiotherapy.
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What Is Entailed In Physiotherapy | Article Tavern

What Is Entailed In Physiotherapy | Article Tavern | Health and Ageing | Scoop.it
Physiotherapy which encompasses the interaction between a trained therapist with a patient to assess, diagnose and designed a treatment and rehabilitation plan is a health care profession which is cornered at preventing or ...
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Planning and decision making about the future care of older group ...

Planning and decision making about the future care of older group ... | Health and Ageing | Scoop.it
Planning and decision making about the future care of older group home residents and transition to residential aged care. J Intellect Disabil Res. 2011 Aug;55(8):777-89 Authors: Bigby C, Bowers ...
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Fears over aged-care workforce - The Canberra Times

Fears over aged-care workforce - The Canberra Times | Health and Ageing | Scoop.it
Fears over aged-care workforceThe Canberra TimesAged-care providers have voiced concerns for the future workforce as demand increases from an ageing population.
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Review backed in wake of Quakers Hill fire - ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)

Review backed in wake of Quakers Hill fire - ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation) | Health and Ageing | Scoop.it
The Aged Care Association is backing the NSW Premier's calls to review the industry, after the fatal fire at a western Sydney nursing home last week.
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Most Dementia Cases Are Undiagnosed, According to Report

Most Dementia Cases Are Undiagnosed, According to Report | Health and Ageing | Scoop.it

Three quarters of the 36 million people worldwide with Alzheimer’s disease may not be diagnosed, according to the Alzheimer’s Disease International “World Alzheimer Report 2011.”


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FICAP on course for another successful fundraising event - Financial Standard

FICAP on course for another successful fundraising event - Financial Standard | Health and Ageing | Scoop.it
FICAP on course for another successful fundraising eventFinancial StandardThese included representatives from Youngcare, Life Changing Experiences, Australian Childhood Foundation, Bear Cottage and Open Family Australia.
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Wesley Mission calls for national youth mentoring strategy after new research - ChristianToday

Wesley Mission calls for national youth mentoring strategy after new research - ChristianToday | Health and Ageing | Scoop.it
Wesley Mission calls for national youth mentoring strategy after new researchChristianTodayWeskey Mission in Sydney, launched its report: 'Give kids a chance: Seeing a better future with mentoring' on Monday, November 7, 2011.
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Special help and career launched - St George and Sutherland Shire Leader

Special help and career launched - St George and Sutherland Shire Leader | Health and Ageing | Scoop.it
Special help and career launchedSt George and Sutherland Shire LeaderBut through a mentoring program with Wesley Mission she got the support that she needed. Soon after, she managed to do well at high school and she began to pave a career in fashion.
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What women worry about - Adelaide Now

What women worry about - Adelaide Now | Health and Ageing | Scoop.it
What women worry aboutAdelaide NowLyn Brailey, a Wesley Mission financial counsellor, is not surprised money topped the list for stress drivers.
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Free solar power for Youngcare

Free solar power for Youngcare | Health and Ageing | Scoop.it
The new Youngcare Gold Coast apartments will now enjoy free electricity thanks to the donation of seven solar power systems from Beyond Building Energy. Beyond Building Energy become a corporate sponsor of ...
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Community Care Support Workers

Community Care Support Workers | Health and Ageing | Scoop.it
The Youth Work Forum was designed to be an online one stop shop for youth workers and others working with young people to engage in and share information.
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euroepi2009.org » What Precisely Is An Aged Care Funding ...

euroepi2009.org » What Precisely Is An Aged Care Funding ... | Health and Ageing | Scoop.it
Aged Care Funding Instrument or ACFI claims will be the classification instrument underpinning the most recent funding model to pay subsidies to residential aged care services. It's really a part of the core business which ...
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Aged Care More Than Just Health | Physiotherapy Business

Aged Care More Than Just Health | Physiotherapy Business | Health and Ageing | Scoop.it
At a recent forum, economist Tony Alexander discussed the growing “aged care industry”. Not only will there be a niche role for physiotherapists in helping to keep older adults active and moving, but opportunities for other ...
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Young people living in aged care | The Sydney News.Net

Young people living in aged care (Young people living in aged care http://t.co/j6h8dxbA...)...
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Leadership in Aged Care - On Line Opinion - 1/11/2011

Leadership in Aged Care - On Line Opinion - 1/11/2011 | Health and Ageing | Scoop.it
The number of people with dementia is expected to more than double from around a quarter of a million Australians in 2010 to over 590,000 by 2030.
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Innovative Alzheimer's facility letting patients do 'whatever they want'

Innovative Alzheimer's facility letting patients do 'whatever they want' | Health and Ageing | Scoop.it

Alzheimer's patients are often placed in traditional nursing homes where they're told to stick to strict diets, schedules and routines. But one facility's innovative approach is giving patients the comfort and independence they need to thrive.


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