Right at Home, Australia's Quality Home Care Provider, shares information about retirement planning. Our retirement dreams might include travel, hobbies, spending more time with family, or having time for all those other things we have always wanted to do. So, we carefully budget for our basic expenses, as well as all those nice extras. And the earlier we start saving, the better.
Thursday was World Youth Skills Day. What does this have to do with in-home care, you ask? Well, pursuing a career in care, or working as a caregiver while pursuing other goals like university or TAFE study, or raising a family, could be the best decision you ever make.
This past week, from the 11th to the 17th of July, Australia celebrated National Diabetes Week 2021. There are about 1 million Australians living with diabetes. This year’s ‘Heads Up’ campaign is designed to spotlight diabetes stigma and mental health.
This week started off with Blood Donor Day on the 14th of June. Inaugurated in 2005, World Blood Donor Day serves as a special day to thank blood donors for their efforts every year.
Men’s Health Week is celebrated in June each year. This week, from the 14th to the 20th, Men’s Health Week is helping draw attention to the health and wellness needs of Australia’s male population.
National Palliative Care Week (NPCW) will this year be held from Sunday 23 May to Saturday 29 May, with the theme "Palliative Care It’s more than you think".
Schizophrenia Awareness Week will take place once again this month from the 23rd to the 29th of May. This year’s theme is ‘Discover Better Mental Health’.
On the 17th of May each year, the world recognises Hypertension Day. Hypertension, otherwise known as high blood pressure, is an established risk factor for cardiovascular disease and an important determinant of cardiovascular risk.
April is Parkinson's Awareness Month. Sadly, the prevalence of Parkinson’s Disease is on the rise in Australia due to our ageing population.
Sleep pattern changes can occur as we age with many seniors early to bed and early to rise. Research shows that older adults may need a little less sleep than they did in their younger years. This is good to know because worrying about sleep can make it harder to sleep! Right at Home, Australia's trusted home care provider explains why.
This year’s flu season is going to be different due to the coronavirus vaccine rollout in Australia. Right at Home, providers of homecare and support to many Australian Seniors and Australians living with a disability provide information to guide you. The Australian Technical Advisory Group on Immunisation (ATAGI) has released its latest guidelines on flu and COVID vaccinations to help Australians navigate the next few months. Right at Home summarises that guidance for you.
Right at Home honours our fallen. After last year’s pandemic precautions and shutdowns, ANZAC Day looked and felt very different in 2020. While the Australian Government has this year made the difficult decision to cancel the Australian-led Anzac Day services at Gallipoli in Turkey and near Villers-Bretonneux in France, smaller, mostly ticketed in-person ceremonies will be taking place around Australia.
Join us this week, at the 2021 New South Wales Seniors Festival Expo on Wednesday April 21 from 9am to 5pm and Thursday April 22 from 9am to 3:30pm.