Aged care jargon & concepts explained

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Understand key aged care concepts in 5 minutes with this easy to digest article explaining aged care jargon.[...]

How you can prepare for selling your family home

Posts by :Aged Care Reviews

Apia Insurance talk to two people who recently decided to sell their family home, and share some valuable lessons along the way.[...]

How We Stop Fake Reviews

Posts by :Ken Ray

Stopping fake reviews is at the heart of our promise to aged care consumers and their families to facilitate informed decision making. Its also the number one concern of aged care operators engaging t[...]

List of Aged Care Assessment Teams

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Find your local aged care assessment team.[...]

The Hidden Fee Your Family Has No Idea About

Posts by :Ken Ray

The new hidden aged care fee that can cost your family tens of thousands of dollars. Read more...[...]

Aged Care Reviews Life Expectancy Calculator

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Use our new Life Expectancy Calculator to quickly measure your life expectancy now![...]

  • Moderate Drinking in Seniors Linked to Heart Damage

    Posts by :Aged Care Reviews

    A study originally published by Dr. Scott Solomon of Harvard Medical School has found an association between heart damage in elderly and alcohol intake.[...]


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  • Future Communities Will Require a Smarter Approach to Age-Friendliness

    Posts by :Aged Care Reviews

    A study by the Gerontological Society of America has found that the performance of communities world-wide will need to focus on providing a higher quality of life for their older citizens.[...]


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  • How Will Aged Care Be Affected by the 2015 Federal Budget?

    Posts by :Aged Care Reviews

    Following the 2015 Federal Budget, most industry sectors are focusing on the high and lows of the budget's outcomes.[...]


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  • NSW Plans To Remove Registered Nurses From Aged Care Facilities

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    Following changes in the national budget, NSW nursing and aged care homes could face going forward with no registered nurses on-site.[...]


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  • Seniors Ask for Understanding and Compassion

    Posts by :Aged Care Reviews

    A study takes into account the perceptions and experiences of seniors with a range of different backgrounds.[...]


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  • Sessions for Brain Health Awareness

    Posts by :Aged Care Reviews

    A new initiative from Alzheimer's Australia focuses on workplace education for early detection of dementia.[...]


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  • Aging at Home Might be a Bad Idea

    Posts by :Aged Care Reviews

    A study proposes the theory that it's not recommended for older people to attempt to remain in their home and live independently as long as possible.[...]


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  • Can Illness Isolate the Elderly?

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    Research highlights the importance of social interaction for those suffering chronic illness.[...]


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  • Culture Changes Improve Nursing Home Care

    Posts by :Aged Care Reviews

    A recent study finds a move to more patient centred and residential feel improves clinical outcomes[...]


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  • Social Media Benefits the Elderly in Many Ways

    Posts by :Aged Care Reviews

    Research finds seniors are increasingly embracing social media platforms, especially Facebook, over the past year.[...]


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  • Exercise, Tai Chi and Music: Research Suggests Ways to Promote Emotional Wellbeing in Older Adults

    Posts by :Aged Care Reviews

    It is estimated that one in ten adults experience depression and a similar number experience anxiety. According to beyondblue CEO, Georgie Harman, “Mental health conditions are even more common amon[...]


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  • People Ignoring Signs of Cancer, Putting Lives in Danger

    Posts by :Aged Care Reviews

    A recent study finds participants dismissed cancer 'alarm' symptoms as being more related to age, arthritis or infection.[...]


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  • Elderly Care Rests With Daughters Over Sons

    Posts by :Aged Care Reviews

    A recent study shows that daughters are ultimately the more dependable gender to providing their elderly parents care.[...]


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  • Books to Help You Stay Healthy As You Age

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    Whether you’re already retired or preparing for it, your love of books is likely to grow. With extra time on your hands, reading a good book is the perfect pastime, especially when it’s combined w[...]


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  • Life Satisfaction Increases with Age, but Not Everywhere in the World

    Posts by :Aged Care Reviews

    A recent study finds that life satisfaction increases in later years - but not for everyone.[...]


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  • Aged Care residents benefit from the talents of Circus Arts

    Posts by :Aged Care Reviews

    The amazing health and emotional benefits of learning new skills in your old age.[...]


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  • 9 Apps to Stay on Top of Your Health As You Age

    Posts by :Aged Care Reviews

    We’re sure you are aware that stimulating the mind as you age is a fantastic way to keep the mind active and healthy. Health professionals recommend continual learning and one great thing to learn i[...]


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  • Melbourne Welcomes Its First Aged Care Nurse Practitioner

    Posts by :Aged Care Reviews

    Aged Care Reviews congratulates Cheryl Donohue, Melbourne’s first aged care nurse practitioner.[...]


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  • How to Find the Best Aged Care Facility to Suit Your Needs

    Posts by :Aged Care Reviews

    The decision to move into an aged care facility is rarely an easy one, both for the person moving and the family involved.[...]


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  • Everything You Need to Know About Dementia

    Posts by :Aged Care Reviews

    In 2014, it is estimated that there are over 332,000 Australians living with dementia.[...]


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  • Light Alcohol Consumption May Help Improve Memory in Seniors

    Posts by :Aged Care Reviews

    A recent medical study from the USA shows max 1-2 drinks per day may improve the part of the brain that recalls events.[...]


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  • Using the Internet to Keep Connected and Avoid Depression

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    Using the Internet to Keep Connected and Avoid Depression[...]


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  • Proof that Brain Training Can Have Long-Lasting Effects in Seniors

    Posts by :Aged Care Reviews

    As brain deterioration is a common problem for older people, the discovery of ways to improve brain health is in high demand.[...]


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  • 15 Factors to Consider When Choosing an Aged Care Facility

    Posts by :Aged Care Reviews

    15 factors to consider when choosing a nursing home[...]


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  • Top Health Lessons Learned from the 2014 World Alzheimers Report

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    Top Health Lessons Learned from the 2014 World Alzheimers Report[...]


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  • 6 Reasons to Downsize

    Posts by :Ben Reid

    Consider ways to sell, but also contemplate where you’ll move to![...]


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  • The Troubling Over Reliance of Anti Psychotic Drugs for Dementia Residents

    Posts by :The Insider

    An insight from an aged care insider.[...]


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  • 5 Tips for Dealing with Waiting Lists for Aged Care Facilities

    Posts by :Aged Care Reviews

    Practical tips for dealing with aged care waiting lists.[...]


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  • What to Say When A Parent Says “No” To Aged Care

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    What to say when a parent says no to aged care[...]


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  • Aged Care Issues: Slowing the Onset of Dementia By Making Simple Lifestyle Changes (Part 3)

    Posts by :Aged Care Reviews

    Part 3: Hydration, Relaxation and More[...]


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  • Power to the People

    Posts by :Aged Care Reviews

    The move by a prominent aged care operator to voluntarily introduce 'consumer directed care' at its facilities may usher in a new era of empowerment for aged care residents and their families.[...]


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  • Aged Care Issues: Slowing the Onset of Dementia By Making Simple Lifestyle Changes (Part 2)

    Posts by :Aged Care Reviews

    Part 2: Making daily physical activity part of your routine[...]


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  • Aged Care Issues: Slowing the Onset of Dementia By Making Simple Lifestyle Changes (Part 1)

    Posts by :Aged Care Reviews

    Part 1: Adding vitamins, minerals and other supplements to your routine[...]


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  • Charitable versus For-Profit Residential Aged Care Providers: Does It Make a Difference?

    Posts by :Aged Care Reviews

    Does the structure of the residential aged care operator make a difference?[...]


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  • Aged Care Funding Changes Explained in Plain English (Part 3)

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    Part 3: Changes to In-Home Care Funding[...]


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  • Aged Care Funding Changes Explained in Plain English (Part 2)

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    Part 2: Explaining the Calculations Related to Residential Aged Care Funding[...]


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  • Aged Care Funding Changes Explained in Plain English (Part 1)

    Posts by :Aged Care Reviews

    Part 1: Changes to Residential Aged Care Funding[...]


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  • Pitfalls for Aged Care Planning

    Posts by :Aged Care Reviews

    Advisers should be encouraging clients to plan for aged care as well as retirement, an estate planning specialist has warned.[...]


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  • The Insiders Guide to: Facility Inspection Tours #1

    Posts by :The Insider

    An Insider's Guide to What to Look For During a Facility Tour[...]


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  • Who is The Insider?

    Posts by :Aged Care Reviews

    We are pleased to announce The Insider as a feature guest writer for From The Experts. The Insider is someone who works each day in aged care. The Insider has spent a career in residential aged car[...]


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  • Welcome to 'From the Experts'

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    Welcome to Aged Care Review's 'From the Experts' section. Over the coming weeks and months we will be introducing a range of guest writers from across the aged care world. Some will be working in t[...]


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