Aged Care Articles


How to Wash an Elderly Person's Hair

How to Wash an Elderly Person's Hair

6 September 2021

It is common for older adults to need assistance washing their hair. And for those who have mobility limitations, it may be necessary to provide that assistance in a bed or wheelchair. ....

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Arts and Crafts: Benefits for Seniors

Arts and Crafts: Benefits for Seniors

3 September 2021

Our world has changed drastically. Community centers are closed, gyms and recreation facilities are either not opening ...

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Summer Heat: Safety Tips for Seniors

Summer Heat: Safety Tips for Seniors

2 September 2021

Summer will soon be here with us and the hot Australian months are particularly dangerous for the elderly. The elderly are much more susceptible to heat exhaustion and heat stroke than the average adult. ...

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Managing Anger with Dementia

Managing Anger when your Loved One has Dementia

1 September 2021

Caring for someone with dementia can be a challenging experience for everyone concerned. When a loved one begins to show signs of diminishing cognitive functions, family members may not understand ...

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Increasing your Energy Levels

Increasing your Energy Levels when you Age

30 August 2021

There are days when it seems that you are full of energy and can go all day, and others when you feel exhausted and can barely convince yourself to get out of the house. ....

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Living Alone? Safety Tips for the Elderly

Living Alone? Home Safety Tips for the Elderly

23 August 2021

Nearly every elderly person wants to stay in the privacy and comfort of their own home for as long as possible. That’s why nearly a third of seniors ...

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Ageism: Predjudice against the Elderly

Ageism: Predjudice against the Elderly

16 August 2021

Ageism is a prejudice against the elderly. The term first appeared around 1969 and is defined as stereotyping or discrimination against individuals ...

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Carer Stress: What are the Risks?

Carer Stress: What are the Risks?

2 August 2021

When you are responsible for the care of a senior loved one, the stresses and strains of everyday life are amplified. Juggling work and family with looking after an elderly relative increases the risk ...

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