Falls in elderly people affect the physical and psychological health of millions of older adults – it’s the leading cause of injury to people over 65 years old. Whilst slips, trips and falls can happen to anyone, they are more likely to occur as we get older due to physical changes, health conditions and medications. […]
The Holiday Season is in full swing – a time where many of us are focused on spending time with family and friends. The reality is that many seniors experience loneliness during this period – we’ve put together some tips to reduce these feelings.
Good health goes hand in hand with a good diet, no matter what age. Having a healthy diet becomes even more important as we age – it can help improve mental sharpness, boost energy levels and increase resistance to illness. We’ve put together some tips that can help you create and maintain a healthy diet.
Our brain function declines as we get older – including our memory. Have you ever wondered if there is anything you can do to improve your memory? Good news – you can! Check out these 8 tips to boost your brain.
October is National Mental Health Awareness Month. Depression is a common issue for elderly people, and they’re less likely to reach out for help. It’s important we all look out for each other – that’s why we’ve put together some signs to look out for, and how to help.
Many older Australians lose mobility due to various conditions, like a stroke, arthritis or other conditions, or injuries from falls. When this happens, it might be difficult to enjoy certain activities and hobbies like you used to.
Loss of mobility does not mean the end of good times – this is why we created a list of 6 wonderful activities you will be able to enjoy without needing to move around too much!
A new phone-base support service is now available for family or friends caring for their loved ones via Carer Gateway – https://www.carergateway.gov.au/ or 1800 422 737 Carer Gateway is a government initiative specifically designed to offer counselling, self guided coaching, access to an on-line community and on-line skill training to help you better care for […]
MEDIA RELEASE 14 November 2019 Candice’s House, the Sunshine Coast’s new dedicated home of community services, officially opened its doors yesterday afternoon, Wednesday 13 November. With approximately 50 people in attendance throughout the event, the Candice’s House team welcomed members of the community to join the festivities and take a detailed look around the beautifully […]
A big thank you to Sophie Harris from Moree Champion for the fabulous write up. Please see the exert below and click here for the full article. July 13 2018 – 10:56AM A brand new aged care and disability service with a difference is set to open its doors in Moree next month. Candice’s House, […]