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Supporting Carers to take a break

Caring for a loved one can be rewarding, but exhausting. As the holidays approach, some planned respite can give you that much-needed time to tackle your long to-do list – whilst knowing your loved one is in capable hands.

Lisa’s passion for caring for others led to her dream job

The first light bulb moment of Lisa’s career didn’t happen on the job: it was while tenderly caring for her elderly Nan that she discovered her great gift.

How to talk about aged care with a loved one

Breaking it to your loved one that they may need some extra help around the home can be very tough, but if the conversation is done right, the outcome can be a bright future at home for them and peace of mind for the rest of the family. Here are some helpful tips to show you how to have the conversation.

Signs your loved one needs extra care

It’s often during the festive season – when we spend much more time with our family and friends – that it becomes clear an ageing loved one might need a little extra support.

Eat and drink healthfully this summer!

Parties, picnics and barbeques – meals outside are one of the loveliest things about summer – but we do need to take a little bit of extra care with what we eat and drink.

Portrait of a happy man

Getting the right care to remain living in his art-filled beachside apartment has added big brushstrokes of beauty and colour to each day for 88-year-old Nick.

Your Home Care Package is ready. What now?

You’ve just received the letter you’ve been waiting for. That’s right – the letter to tell you that your Home Care Package has been assigned and you can now select a provider.

Life’s still a beach for these soulmates

With in-home care tailored to meet their unique needs, dynamic duo Marge and John haven’t slowed down in their 90s.

When Melanie found her calling

A big change in her family gave Queenslander Melanie the push to stop dreaming of a more rewarding career and make her hopes a reality.

It’s never too late for a new career

Mature-age KinCare Team member Lorraine wants others like her to know their hard-earned skills and life experience don’t need to have a useby date.

Wilma’s in full bloom

By getting the help she needs to stay active, Wilma Mitchell, 88, can continue to tend the beautiful garden at her home in Victoria.

To Move or Not to Move

If you are considering moving yourself or your loved one into a residential care or other form of housing, it’s important to weigh up the available options before making a decision.

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