Tag: Health & wellbeing

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.

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.

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.

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.

Keeping our community safe

The COVID-19 pandemic has changed our lives, but it hasn’t changed KinCare’s commitment to ensuring the health and safety of Customers and staff.

Marion keeps on moving!

When our Queensland Customer Marion noticed her sight was starting to deteriorate due to macular degeneration, she took steps to ensure it wouldn’t slow her down.

Living at home with dementia

A KinCare in-home care plan can give you or your loved one living with dementia the right support to continue living independently at home with improved quality of life.

Merle and Rick get an honorary granddaughter

KinCare Customers, Merle and Rick, first met Keenor when she was just two years old. The couple befriended Keenor’s family, who had come to Australia from Ghana, and were soon helping out by picking Keenor up from daycare when her parents were busy at work.

Reward for a life of service

KinCare Customer David was recently acknowledged for his tireless community work when Kingborough Council in Tasmania awarded him Citizen of the Year.

COVID-19 vaccinations – what you need to know

The COVID-19 vaccination roll-out is in full swing across Australia. This article explains when you may be eligible to have the vaccine, how to book your appointment and what you need to take with you on the day.