aged care crisis is looming

Crisis in Aged Care looms

Depending on who you talk to, the crisis in aged care is either coming or already here. There is even an ugly term for one aspect of it: bed-blocking. The definition is simple enough: because of the ageing population, when elderly people land up in hospital, they often tie up beds…...
dementia yoga

Aged Care Yoga & Dementia risk: Doing this free activity for just 25 minutes could boost brain function

DEMENTIA and it’s most common form, Alzheimer’s disease - could be prevented with short, daily sessions of yoga or meditation. Conditions such as dementia can reduce brain function, causing memory loss and problems with decision-making and language. Aged Care yoga has many benefits for the elderly. However, researchers have identified certain…...