It’s no surprise that most of us want to age at home and live as independently as possible. But many […]Read more
Navigating aged care is complex and confusing but there are new sources of free, personalised information. In this episode Justin […]Read more
Services Australia’s Justin Bott explains costs of Aged Care homes and in Nostalgia Town, we meet the remarkable Ron McCallum AO. Australia’s first blind professor, he went on to become Dean of Sydney University’s Law School and chair the United Nations Committee on the rights of the disabled.
Rodney Lewis is a pioneer of elder law with more than fifty years’ experience in the area of wills, guardianship, […]Read more
Rodney Lewis, a pioneer of elder law, shares his knowledge on costs related to aged care and talks about discrimination and human rights issues faced by people in the residential care system.
In Nostalgia Town, we meet up with Prof Ian Frazer AO (pictured). Prof Frazer has saved countless lives with research that led to the development of a vaccine that prevents cervical cancer.
How can you tell whether a residential care home is up to scratch? We get the answers from Craig Gear OAM, head of the Older Persons Advocacy Network. And, we interview the amazing nonagenarian, Val Fell OAM.
Most of us want to stay in our own homes as we age, but we might need some assistance to […]Read more
The NSW Government is improving oversight of retirement villages with new requirements for operators to disclose key data such as […]Read more
Southern Cross Care NSW & ACT has won this year’s Catholic Health Australia’s 2022 Award for Leadership in Positive Ageing. […]Read more
What Are Your Rights in Aged Care? The Aged Care Quality and Safety Commission explains that Charter of Aged Care […]Read more
Researchers at the University of NSW are looking at novel ways to help seniors make decisions about advance care plans […]Read more
Older Persons Advocacy Network’s Craig Gear OAM helps us understand the ins and outs of Home Care – how it’s accessed, who’s responsible and who pays for what. In Nostalgia Town we’re joined by the original celebrity chef, Elizabeth Chong AM.
A new star-rating system, better reporting and greater power to enforce codes of conduct, are set to improve the lives […]Read more
Finally it seems that our aged care sector is getting the attention it desperately needs. The Aged Care Royal Commission […]Read more
Currently aged care is suffering an acute work force crisis that is having a devastating impact. Lex Marinos and Patricia ‘Little Pattie’ Amphlett talk with CEO of Aged and Community Services of Australia, Paul Sadler about that issue, the financing of aged care, and more.