Living in a Nursing Home

Aged Care Guide: How To Choose A Nursing Home For Your Loved One

A lot comes into play when choosing an appropriate aged care facility. Nursing homes, in particular, are best suited for seniors who require 24/7 medical attention. Unlike other aged care facilities, admission to a nursing home is often made in a hurry since the patient needs dire medical help. However, it is always wise to conduct due diligence to ensure your loved one will receive the best possible care at the facility.   Read More...

4 Tips For Choosing a Retirement Community When You're Single

If you've found yourself single in your later years, you're not alone. Around 40% of Australians aged 65 to 84 currently live alone with no partner. Despite that, there's little advice out there on choosing a retirement community when you're single. If you're thinking of moving into an aged living residence without a partner in tow, here are four tips to keep in mind. 1. Choose a retirement community with activities   Read More...

A Guide On Independent Senior Living

Independent living is an ideal option for seniors who wish to live in their homes as they age. Most seniors presume that independent living is stress-free. However, this is not always the case since independent living requires adequate preparation. Below is an excerpt detailing how seniors can prepare to live independently.  Your immediate concern should be whether you will live in your home or downsize to a smaller house. Downsizing is an ideal option for seniors who intend to live alone.   Read More...

Aged Care Tips

Are you a relative or primary caregiver of a senior citizen? Providing aged care can be a difficult task. Read this excerpt for some aged care tips.  Understand the Needs of the Aged Person Aged people have varying needs. As such, you must understand their needs to know the type of care you should provide. For instance, they may have mobility problems caused by aging or long term illnesses such as arthritis.   Read More...

3 Ways To Make Friends In A Retirement Home

When you make the decision to move into a retirement home, you may be worried about how you'll make friends and how your social life may change. Leaving friends behind and saying goodbye to the clubs and activities you enjoy is no easy task, but it can be helpful to remember that others moving into the retirement home will be feeling the same. Here are three ways to make friends when you move to a retirement home:   Read More...