If you care for someone with dementia, your doctor can help arrange an assessment for that person or you can arrange one directly through My Aged Care.
Find information and resources here on residential care services that provide accommodation and support for people who can no longer live at home.
My Aged Care – the first step to accessing aged care services
My Aged Care can help you find the information you need about aged care, including the different types of aged care services that are available in your area.
Aged care services
As you get older you may need extra help managing everyday activities. There are many different types of aged care services , as well as respite services for carers. You can find out if you are eligible via an assessment process which varies from state to state.
Dementia care options
Trusted information on caring for someone with dementia, including care options and support services
Links to trusted information about nursing homes.
Assessment for respite
Trusted information about assessment for respite care for people with dementia and their carers.
Trusted information about ageing from leading Australian health organisations, including links to older people's services and mental health resources.
Glaucoma is a group of eye diseases that damage the optic nerve. It affects 1 in 10 Australians aged 80 and over – but glaucoma can also strike at any age.
Menopause that happens earlier than the expected age of around 50 years is called premature or early menopause.