By: Katelyn Tasker
Carers Australia defines carers as ‘people who provide unpaid care and support to family members and friends who have a disability, mental illness, chronic condition, terminal illness, an alcohol or other drug issue or who are frail aged’. Continue reading “Carer Fatigue and Burnout: What Is and What To Do”
By: Steff Willis, 96five
In 2022, there are an estimated 487,500 Australians living with dementia* – making new Australian film ‘Ruby’s Choice’ a timely conversation starter, on the impact of dementia on Australian families.
Continue reading “‘Ruby’s Choice’ Gives Hope and Purpose to Families Impacted by Dementia”
By: Amy Cheng
Samuel* is the father of three children but is also now beginning to look after parents who are ageing.
Continue reading “The Sandwich Generation – Caught Between Caring for Children and Ageing Parents”
By: Laura Bennett
These days we are inundated with pictures of our everyday lives. Sure, our social media may only capture the highlights, but as you scroll back through your phone’s camera roll, most of us would have a fairly good diary of key millstones, family events, and the many times our cat looked cute while sleeping.
Continue reading “‘A Lasting Tale’ Helps Families to Capture Our Elders Memories”