Seniors Card Discounts in Camberwell

Are you interested in discounts at a range of businesses and services across Victoria? You’re eligible for the Victorian Seniors Card if you’re over 60, an Australian resident living in Victoria, and working less than 35 hours a week. Here’s a look at some of the discounts you can find in Camberwell with the Seniors… Continue reading Seniors Card Discounts in Camberwell

3 Best spots in Camberwell for the fashionable lady in aged care

If you love fashion and shopping, Camberwell is the perfect place to go for your season in aged care. Camberwell junction is the fashion hub for elegant women; with many shops that carry lines of classy, stylish, modern clothes and charming accessories. There is a myth that tends to spread in the fashion world, which… Continue reading 3 Best spots in Camberwell for the fashionable lady in aged care

Why the Japanese find end of life planning fun! Part 2

Welcome to Part 2 of our series ‘Why the Japanese find end of life planning fun!’. In Japan, over 38 million people are 65+. According to BBC Podcast ‘Japan – New Ways To Grow Old – Part 1′ this ageing population has demanded a considerable increase of aged care-friendly stores and facilities in Japan. Mr Nagahara… Continue reading Why the Japanese find end of life planning fun! Part 2

Why the Japanese find end of life planning fun! Part 1

The Japanese have a sense of humour when it comes to discussing the end of life. Their light-hearted approach to end of life-planning has caught the eye of the rest of the globe, and their clever ideas are catching on. Some would say that planning for your death could be a sombre experience – but… Continue reading Why the Japanese find end of life planning fun! Part 1

Dementia and Alzheimer’s-Friendly Cafes in Camberwell

A great way to spend time with a loved one with Dementia or Alzheimer’s is to enjoy coffee and cake at a dementia or Alzheimer’s friendly café! If your loved one resides in an aged care facility or nursing home in Camberwell, do you know where to get your ‘coffee and cake’ on? “We hear… Continue reading Dementia and Alzheimer’s-Friendly Cafes in Camberwell

Read this before choosing an aged care facility in Camberwell

Aged care in Camberwell can be expensive if you don’t take the necessary precautions before choosing a facility. Here are the steps you should go through to make sure you get the best possible deal for aged care in Camberwell. STEP 1. Make sure you have your ACAT assessment in order. You need an assessment by… Continue reading Read this before choosing an aged care facility in Camberwell

3 things to consider when choosing aged care facilities in Camberwell, Victoria

There are many reputable aged care facilities in Camberwell, Victoria. However, if you’re planning to find your perfect aged care facility, be sure to plan for the following things. 1- What type of care do you need in Camberwell, Victoria – Dementia, respite, high/low care? Do you require Dementia or memory care? Are you needing… Continue reading 3 things to consider when choosing aged care facilities in Camberwell, Victoria

App for Senior Carers Helps Them Find Support

Finally, there is an app for senior family carers that can help them find support from their community. Palliative Care Australia (PCA) announced the release of a mobile app called AllowMe! two months ago. It aims to help those who are caring for seniors with life-limiting illnesses by utilising people in their community. The app… Continue reading App for Senior Carers Helps Them Find Support

Minister of Aged Care Calls to Make Christmas for the Elderly Merrier

This festive season can be lonesome for seniors, so a campaign to make Christmas for the elderly merrier has been launched. The Minister for Aged Care, Ken Wyatt spearheads this national campaign. Furthermore, he shared that his recent visit to an aged care home revealed that nobody visited it the entire year. “So more than… Continue reading Minister of Aged Care Calls to Make Christmas for the Elderly Merrier

How Much Retirement Fund Should I Have At Age 60?

  One of the most common questions that elderly Australians ask themselves is “how much retirement fund should I have?” Understandably, retirement is something that requires thorough planning for any senior to live comfortably. In fact, the earlier one plans for retirement, the better. Now, is there really a specific answer for the multi-million dollar… Continue reading How Much Retirement Fund Should I Have At Age 60?