Wellbeing

Walk your way to a healthy lifestyle and discover your local community

Regular exercise offers many health benefits such as improved brain function, physical strength and improved quality of life. Staying active doesn’t need to be strenuous and using the walking trails in your local area is a scenic and fun way to maintain a healthy lifestyle. There is a multitude of
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Health and Reablement

Walk your way to a healthy lifestyle and discover your local community

Regular exercise offers many health benefits such as improved brain function, physical strength and improved quality of life. Staying active doesn’t need to be strenuous and using the walking trails
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Recipes to aid repair and recovery

It’s well known that a balanced lifestyle and regular exercise is key to living a healthy life. Nourishing and nutritious food is especially important if you re recovering from illness or have
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How Suncare can help you with your Home Care Package

If continuing to live independently at home is important for you, it’s important you have access to the support you may need. There are many in-home services available which can help you manage more
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Carer Information

Managing relationships while caring for a loved one

Caring for a loved one can be a great responsibility which can have a major impact on all your relationships - both positive and negative. When you’re caring for someone, often the relationship
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Stress management advice for carers  

When you are a carer, everyday life can feel challenging and stressful. The responsibility of caring for a loved one can leave you feeling tired, drained, underappreciated and sometimes overwhelmed.
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Planning for dementia

While everyone should plan for the future, for those who have been diagnosed with dementia planning takes on a new level of urgency. Making plans while you are legally competent and able to
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Tips for Technology

Facebook for seniors

Facebook is a social networking website which enables you to connect and interact with family, friends and organisations you are interested in . It is estimated 60% of Australians are active users on
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7 Apps to help you manage your health

Once you’ve become a seasoned pro on Google, it’s time to start downloading and using Apps. Apps (or applications) are software programs that can be downloaded to your phone, tablet or other device.
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Staying safe online

More than 200,000 scam reports were issued to the Australian Cybercrime Online Reporting Network amounting to losses of $340 million, in 2017. With increasing numbers of scams, it’s important to stay
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Expert Advice

Bereavement payments for carers

If you have recently experienced the loss of someone you were caring for, you may be able to access a bereavement payment. Bereavement payments are available through Centrelink as a lump sum or short
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You have options to remain living independently at home

Reports from the recent Royal Commission investigation into Aged Care highlight that many elderly Australians would prefer to receive care in their own home, rather than moving into an aged care
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Door-to-door and home maintenance scams

Sadly, older Australians may be more susceptible to door-to-door and home maintenance scams which generally involve promoting goods and services that are of poor quality, or not delivered at all.
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