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August 2017

Navigating the aged care system

Posted: 8/28/2017 7:43 PM by Just Better Care

There is a common misconception that accessing aged care services means someone is no longer capable of looking after themselves, but this isn’t always the case. Sometimes people simply need assistance with the day-to-day tasks that have become a little difficult over time.

Sightseeing and stargazing

Posted: 8/27/2017 6:59 PM by Just Better Care

Camping on a timber-growing property west of Wauchope, New South Wales, married couple Mark and Pauline sat by the campfire surrounded by family. They sang along to their favourite tunes, recited poetry and listened to the gentle crackle of the fire.

Steps to accessing a Home Care Package

Posted: 8/22/2017 7:17 PM by Just Better Care

Our Support Advisors will work closely with you to assist you to plan the support services that best meet you and your family’s needs. Our staff make it easy for you and your family to ensure the right supports are provided to you by the right people.

A wonderful life at 100 years young

Posted: 8/15/2017 6:49 PM by Just Better Care

Every day, Peggy Miller walks out to her garden to collect fresh flowers and trim the stems. Sometimes, she collects snippets of parsley and mint to sprinkle over her dinner. No matter the weather, Peggy enjoys pottering around her garden, nurturing her green thumb.

Eating your way to better bone health

Posted: 8/14/2017 8:04 PM by Just Better Care

Calcium is important for strengthening teeth and bones and should be included as part of a balanced diet. But Osteoporosis Australia states that, “less than half of all Australian adults get their daily recommended intake of calcium.”

Possible starts with a few small steps

Posted: 8/10/2017 12:58 AM by Just Better Care

Starting a fitness journey can be challenging; it involves changing comfortable patterns and holding oneself accountable. But David found there were more benefits to exercising than just losing weight.

Winter wellness

Posted: 8/3/2017 7:19 PM by Just Better Care

When the temperature drops during winter months, finding the motivation to maintain a fitness routine can be difficult, but staying active is important for your physical health as well as your mental wellbeing.

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