To help keep your loved one safe in Aged Care and help you feel comfortable about the decision to place them there.
Four most common ocular diseases in the elderly
It is estimated that about 80% of blindness around the world is avoidable, either resulting from conditions that could have been prevented or controlled. By age 65, one in three Australians have some form of vision-impairing condition. Click here to learn about the four most common age-related eye diseases, the symptoms and treatments available.
Common age-related foot problems & how to treat them
Our feet can suffer enormous wear and tear throughout our lifetime, including neglect, overuse, disease, infection and injury. As we age, our feet naturally develop more problems but uncomfortable and painful feet don’t have to be a part of growing old. Click here to find out how to treat common age-related foot problems.
Eight most common falls related injuries
Falls are one of the leading causes of injuries to the elderly. In the long term, damage caused by fall-related injuries can lead to mobility issues, cognitive decline and other health concerns. Find out a little more about the most common fall-related injuries and how you can help your loved one to prevent them.
Top nutritional tips for the elderly
Eating a well-balanced diet is an important part of staying healthy as we age. It can help us maintain a healthy weight, stay energized and get the nutrients we need. It also lowers the risk of developing chronic conditions such as heart disease and diabetes. Click here to find out a little more about which foods are best suited to the elderly to keep them healthy.