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Respite care

Trusted information on respite care in Australia, including where it occurs, who provides it and what it costs, plus useful facts and figures on respite care.

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Thinking about your death can make life easier

Australians are being urged to plan for when they need medical help but can't speak for themselves. 'Advance care planning' ensures your values and wishes are respected in life or death situations.

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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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Life after a heart attack

If you have been diagnosed with heart attack, discover ways to comfortably manage your daily life by reading the tips on this page.

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Living with Alzheimer's disease

If you have been diagnosed with Alzheimer's disease, discover ways to comfortably manage your daily life by reading the tips on this page.

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Helping someone with longer term confusion

Trusted information about helping someone with longer term confusion.

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The role of a GP

Your GP (general practitioner) is usually the first person you go to if you’re sick. GPs coordinate your healthcare and can look after you throughout your life.

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Incontinence – an overview

Incontinence can often be cured, or at least treated and managed. There’s no need to be embarrassed about it – the first step is to talk to your doctor.

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Urinary incontinence

If you have urinary incontinence (trouble controlling your bladder), a simple lifestyle change or treatment may be all that’s needed to cure or improve it, or to help you manage the condition. Learn more here.

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