Transportation - the Key for Seniors to Stay Connected

You will be forgiven for thinking that in America, assistance with housing, food programs and health services would be the most pressing needs for the elderly but Eldercare Locator, the government helpline report that they receive more inquiries about transportation than any other topic. Seniors need help getting to routine medical appointments, su...
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Common Health Issues in Older Adults

By Beth LuedersAs people age, a number of health conditions can shift, causing mild irritation and consternation to a full outbreak of pain and disability. Many changes in physical condition and ability gradually occur, and what is considered a 'minor health issue,' a cut on the skin for example, can be a serious health risk to&...
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Who Cares Wins

...​This blog is Right at Home Australia's response to the two-part investigation by Four Corners titled Who Cares?. If you haven't had time to watch the exceptional reporting by Anne Connolly and the Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC), both Part One and Part Two are now accessible via iView or transcript.A Royal Commission into the Aged Car...
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Dementia Awareness

World Alzheimer's Day, September 21st of each year, is a day on which Alzheimer'sorganizations around the world aim to raise awareness about Alzheimer's and dementia.Locally, Dementia Australia hosted a month long campaign during September to raise awareness for all dementia forms including Alzheimer's disease.The campaign, "Small actions...
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Prostate Awareness Month - Get Checked

What You Need To Know About Prostate CancerSeptember is prostate awareness month so Australia's Cancer Council 'Get Checked' campaign is the perfect opportunity to discuss with the men in your life, Husbands, Fathers, Mates, Lovers, Brothers, Uncles and Grandparents, the health of their prostate.The prostate is a fundamental organ within the male r...
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