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What Is The Sandwich Generation

Posted by on Oct 31, 2014 in Blog | 0 comments

What Is The Sandwich Generation

Who Are The Sandwich Generation Generation X and a subset of younger baby-boomers are increasingly finding themselves carers for their ageing parents while raising their own children.  They are “sandwiched” between responsibilities for parents and children, hence the term “sandwich generation”. It’s a difficult place to be.  A large US research study has found a link between carers from the “sandwich generation” and poor health. Other studies have shown negative impacts include caregiver stress, a forced reduction or cessation in...

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9. Nutrition For The Aged with Cherie Hugo | Lunch Gold with Ronsley Vaz | Carers Week | Health Navigator Tool

Posted by on Oct 17, 2014 in Podcast | 0 comments

9. Nutrition For The Aged with Cherie Hugo | Lunch Gold with Ronsley Vaz | Carers Week | Health Navigator Tool

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8. People with Disability with Matt Stone from Believe in People | Falls Prevention Strategies | Eggs with Ronsley Vaz

Posted by on Oct 17, 2014 in Podcast | 0 comments

8. People with Disability with Matt Stone from Believe in People | Falls Prevention Strategies | Eggs with Ronsley Vaz

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6. Assistive Technologies with Scott Green from LifeTec | The Importance of Great Oral Hygiene | Great Activities for Seniors

Posted by on Oct 17, 2014 in Podcast | 0 comments

6. Assistive Technologies with Scott Green from LifeTec | The Importance of Great Oral Hygiene | Great Activities for Seniors

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5. Community Care for Seniors with Angela Bietz | Smartphones as a Pocket Doctor | Banana Smoothies with Ronsley Vaz

Posted by on Oct 17, 2014 in Podcast | 0 comments

5. Community Care for Seniors with Angela Bietz | Smartphones as a Pocket Doctor | Banana Smoothies with Ronsley Vaz

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4. Nutrition For The Elderly with Michael Lawlor from Eat Me Nutrition | How To Be Visible In Your Community | 10 Minute Meal from Ronsley Vaz

Posted by on Oct 17, 2014 in Podcast | 0 comments

4. Nutrition For The Elderly with Michael Lawlor from Eat Me Nutrition | How To Be Visible In Your Community | 10 Minute Meal from Ronsley Vaz

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3. In Home Support with John Dangerfield from Beacon Support | Review Coming of Age Blog from Adele Horin | Salsa with Ronsley Vaz

Posted by on Oct 16, 2014 in Podcast | 0 comments

3. In Home Support with John Dangerfield from Beacon Support | Review Coming of Age Blog from Adele Horin | Salsa with Ronsley Vaz

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2. Loneliness with Kash Thompson from Yes Psychology | How To Prepare For The Unexpected: Emergency Room | Quick Lunches with Ronsley Vaz

Posted by on Oct 15, 2014 in Podcast | 0 comments

2. Loneliness with Kash Thompson from Yes Psychology | How To Prepare For The Unexpected: Emergency Room | Quick Lunches with Ronsley Vaz

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1. Home Care Support Services with Vicki Cain from Anglicare | Researchers Grow Brain | How To Prevent The Flu | 6 Minute Meal from Ronsley Vaz

Posted by on Oct 14, 2014 in Podcast | 0 comments

1. Home Care Support Services with Vicki Cain from Anglicare | Researchers Grow Brain | How To Prevent The Flu | 6 Minute Meal from Ronsley Vaz

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What Does Palliative Care Mean | A Daughter’s Last Decision

Posted by on Jun 22, 2014 in Blog | 0 comments

What Does Palliative Care Mean | A Daughter’s Last Decision

What Does Palliative Care Mean? The World Health Organisation says that Palliative Care, by definition, means Palliative care is an approach that improves the quality of life of patients and their families facing the problem associated with life-threatening illness, through the prevention and relief of suffering by means of early identification and impeccable assessment and treatment of pain and other problems, physical, psychosocial and spiritual. But the question about what does palliative care means is different for every person dealing...

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