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Ageing and Ageism

As the number of dementia diagnoses climbs in Australia, many of us will either find ourselves caring for a parent with dementia, or facing our own dementia diagnosis. Living with dementia is difficult for everyone concerned, and we share here the story of one family. [This is a guest post …

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The statistics on elder abuse in Australia are not easily determined but it is a very real problem. We share one woman’s experience in confronting and dealing with this issue. [This is a guest post by an Australian woman who generously shares with us the reality of dealing …

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As we age the risk of falls increases and each fall decreases our confidence and may also seriously impact our mobility. Read our tips for preventing falls. Keeping active and strong is key for fall prevention Just like with every other aspect of ageing, keeping active and strong is essential …

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Sleep problems sometimes emerge with age.  Older people might find that their good sleep habits of a lifetime are just not working any more.  Keep reading to find out how and why sleep is different for older people, and most importantly learn some tips to help you sleep well. [This …

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Is it a foregone conclusion that ageing can dent our self confidence? Or is it more likely that we might improve our confidence in some aspects but experience a loss of self confidence in other aspects as we age? In my experience it is more likely to be the latter …

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It has already been postulated that the first human to live to 150 has already been born. Given living to 100 has been an achievement for very few, living to 150 seems almost crazy. Almost. [This is a guest post by Leonie Sanderson of The Ageing Revolution. Find out more …

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Staying young; your mental attitude and interactions with others positively impact your later years. My Mum was a really great example of how to maintain an ageless attitude. Most of us know the importance of keeping physically and mentally healthy, and there is no doubt that regular exercise of mind …

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