Mobile tablets will be handed out to 650 seniors to help them chat with volunteers, friends and family in a new program designed to combat loneliness in the community.
Residents of a new development in Salisbury, South Australia, will be the first Special Disability Accomodation (SDA) tenants to benefit from a renewable energy scheme.
Two Sydney councils have helped launched an initiative that brings together ageing home owners and younger community members with the aim of reducing social isolation among seniors and delaying the move into residential care.
Care providers are exploring home share initiatives that bring together ageing home owners and younger community members.
Disability service providers are failing to connect with people from CALD backgrounds because many are unsure of the support available or don’t know how to access it.
There are no known ways to prevent or cure dementia, but researchers are learning more about what might help stave it off, including diet.