Uber-style service to book carers on demand launched

mobile-apps-pile-ss-1920-800x450-1NAGPUR: A new Uber style service allowing families to instantly book carers and track their care is to be rolled out nationally.

The scheme comes in response to a growing crisis in care of the elderly, with record levels of bed-blocking in hospital, often for Read More »

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Aged care compounds becoming soft crime targets

crimeCHENNAI: Retirement villages and care homes imply a level of elevated safety in their commercial pitch to prospective customers.

But evidence is mounting that age-apartheid compounds are increasingly becoming soft crime targets and the care sector is trashing its reputation by doing nothing to effectively Read More »

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New drug could slow or halt Alzheimer’s, says leader of clinical trials

1476614024779150CHENNAI: “The worst thing about dementia is that you progressively lose the person that you love,” says Anne Tudor, and she knows it first hand.

Her partner, Edie Mayhew, 65, was diagnosed six years ago with early onset Alzheimer’s disease. The Ballarat couple try to Read More »

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Seniors housing developers compete for Global Award


The fifth entry for the seniors housing Global Awards 2017 has been received.

A renovated fishing hut north of Townsville has officially been opened as a respite place for veterans and their families.

The Townsville RSL has invested almost $30,000 to redevelop one of 36 Read More »

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