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How to Cope with Social Isolation During the Coronavirus Pandemic

By now, we all know the importance of social distancing during this time and have already seen the benefits of reduced rates of coronavirus infection. But as Australia presses pause on social activities, events and past times it’s vital to remember the importance of social connection for the mind, body and social.

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How to Start the Conversation about Home Care

It’s a sensitive conversation laden with emotions – in-home care. For anyone requiring nursing assistance or care, the thought of losing their independence, possibly due… Read More »How to Start the Conversation about Home Care

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Top 5 Pets for Seniors

Pets help us connect with others because they often force us to be social and outgoing while giving us a reason to get out of bed and the house – and sometimes just to care for something other than ourselves is enough. Pet ownership can also help lower blood pressure and reduce stress while encouraging physical and social activity, as well as reducing the feeling of isolation.