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Seniors' health

As you get older, it's important to understand how ageing affects the mind and body. Read up on bone health, arthritis, nutrition and more.

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Community nursing

Community health nurses work with people and their families to help prevent disease, maintain health and treat any existing health problems.

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Life stages

Health information in relation to a number of different life stages and life events, such as babies and toddlers, children, teenagers, young adults, pregnancy, women's health, men's health, seniors and end-of-life issues.

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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.

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How to combat menopausal brain fog

Forgetting more than usual, female and close to age 51? You may be going through menopause. Learn how to deal with brain fog.

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Immunisation and vaccinations

Immunisation and vaccinations are simple and effective preventative measures to help protect children and adults against harmful infections and diseases before they come into contact with them in the community.

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Help to remain living at home if you have a chronic disease or serious illness

Information about home modifications, medical equipment at home, telephone services, emergency call systems and sources of funding.

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How technology is helping people with dementia

Technology, including useful apps, to support the more than 400,000 people living with dementia, can make a big difference -- both to them and to their carers. Learn more here.

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What does a geriatrician do?

A geriatrician is a specialist doctor who cares for people aged 65 and over. Most are experts at helping people who have multiple conditions.

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Older people and mental health

Older people can have mental health issues, such as anxiety or depression, which are often caused by triggers such as grief, loss or illness.

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