When faced with getting old, there are two options, according to international ageing advocate and author Marcus Riley. We can wither on the vine, or we can embrace our later years with positivity and passion.
Also in this wrap: Benetas announces a new chair; and Australian Digital Health Agency appoints chief digital officer.
New pricing arrangements for people with complex needs and other NDIS news.
Also in this wrap: FECCA appoints acting CEO; and Braemar appoints facility manager.
Also in this wrap: Bolton Clarke unveils dementia wing; Bethanie refurbishes five sites; and land secured for new indigenous facility.
Helping Hand has appointed Chris Stewart as incoming CEO while fellow South Australian provider ACH Group has announced Frank Weits as its new leader.
Dementia Australia has released a new iPad app to help family members connect and communicate with loved ones who are living with dementia through interactive games.
A book on dementia which was co-authored by a person who has been living with the condition for ten years has been named the Australasian Journal on Ageing book of the year.
Organisations and individuals in the aged care sector have been recognised for their outstanding achievements in developing and implementing technology systems at a gala dinner in Adelaide this week.
Also in this wrap: Blue Care opens redeveloped facility; Opal unveils Blacktown facility; and Lyndoch Living acquires May Noonan Centre.
A new training program to educate aged care staff on how to support residents experiencing elder abuse and an abuse prevention framework have been launched.
Community and not-for-profit organisations can apply for almost $5 million worth of federal grants to set up local services aimed at boosting the physical and mental health of informal carers.
Also in this wrap: Governance Institute of Australia appoints CEO.
The ATO has published information on the application of the Goods and Services Tax to the provision of home care services.