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Hands of time tell a special storyHands of time tell a special story

It’s the beautifully carved, elegant grandmother clock that you notice first, as you step through the front door of 92-year-old Ruth Harrington’s home just 20 minutes drive from Adelaide CBD. Read more

Seniors hit the track

LatestSeniors hit the track

22 residents from Villa Maria Catholic Homes (VMCH) Shanagolden Village in Pakenham cheered on winners at Senior’s Race Day last week. Read more

Finalists announced for national aged care awards

Latest Health and community services industry fund HESTA has announced the 15 finalists in the running for this years HESTA Aged Care Awards. The Awards recognise those in the aged care sector who make an exceptional contribution to improving the quality of ... Read more

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Retirement
Aged care costs higher than government recognises

Aged care costs higher than government recognises

The real costs of caring for older Australians are three times what the government believes and funding calculations need an urgent review, warns peak aged care body, Leading Age Services Australia (LASA).

Health
Lifestyle
Tackling the ‘burning issues’ in aged care

Tackling the ‘burning issues’ in aged care

Just last month, a fire engulfed an aged care facility in northern Mexico, killing at least 16 elderly residents in a pre-dawn inferno. It is just one example of the safety threat care homes are experiencing – and Australia is no stranger to the danger.

Boosting mature age workforce participation

Boosting mature age workforce participation

A partnership to boost mature age participation in the workforce has been made between one of Australia’s largest community based seniors' lifestyle and care providers, IRT Foundation, and the Australian Human Rights Commission.

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