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Five easy ways to feel happier this winter

If winter gets you feeling down, you might find that taking a new approach can help to keep a spring in your step through the colder months.

A lifetime hobby for Chris motivates him to live his life to the full, every single day

Chris, now aged in his 70s, was a young man when he first encountered an aviary full of budgerigars. It was the start of a love affair that has lasted a lifetime, bringing him endless joy and satisfaction.

Your guide to our Home Care Package services fees

This article aims to give you a better understanding of the wide range of services you receive when you access your Home Care Package through KinCare.

How to talk to your loved one about aged care

Although you may have concerns about your loved one’s health and safety, there are lots of resources to help you navigate what can be a challenging time.

Weighing up residential aged care and in-home care during the pandemic?

Whether we like it or not, the COVID-19 pandemic has changed the way many of us live. KinCare can help you understand what might be best for your situation as we learn to live through the pandemic.

Marcel’s switch from airlines to aged care

Marcel’s life was turned upside down when the COVID-19 pandemic hit and global air travel shut down. Securing a team leader position with KinCare was a big career move for Marcel – but a life change he doesn’t regret.

Planning for your future care

While it’s not something any of us like to dwell on, having an Advanced Care Plan (ACP) lets your loved ones know how you’d like to be treated and where you want to spend your final days if you lose the capacity to communicate your wishes.

A rewarding role in aged care physiotherapy

Getting to know her Customers well and seeing them achieve their health-related goals, no matter what they may be, makes Claire’s role as a KinCare Physiotherapist rewarding and special.

Taking a break with our respite care

When you care for someone close to you, it can be hard to take a break and trust somebody else to be there for your loved one. But looking after yourself by taking a break, or having a few hours each week to tackle your own to-do list, can make you a better carer.

Uttara thrives on variety in her role

Accepting a role at KinCare has allowed Uttara to move closer to her family. Professionally, it’s given her the opportunity to continue her passion for caring and supporting older people while also furthering her career.

Looking after yourself this Christmas

After the year we’ve all had, it’s not surprising if you’re feeling a mix of excitement and anxiety about seeing family and friends for Christmas. To make sure you can have a safe, social and stress-free festive season, we’ve pulled together some tips and advice.

The benefits of napping

Nothing beats a relaxing afternoon nap if you need a little pick-me-up to get you through the day. And now you don’t need to feel guilty for it! According to a recent study, a short nap is good for overall health and can lower the risk of heart disease.